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    Useful book on narrative approaches to inequality in the sporting field

    The anthology Equity and Difference in Physical Education, Youth Sport and Health: A Narrative Approach, published by Routledge and edited by Fiona Dowling, Hayley Fitzgerald and Anne Flintoff, makes innovative use of narrative method to explore the issue of equity in sporting contexts. Mads Skauge has read a fine collection and found inspiration for new approaches in hs own future research. Can you ask for more?

    Advancing critical thinking pertaining to ethnic ‘Other’ females in sport and physical culture

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females in sport is the focus of a new edited collection, Race, Gender and Sport: The Politics of Ethnic ‘Other’ Girls and Women (Routledge) by Aarti Ratna & Samaya Farooq Samie. We asked Sepandarmaz Mashregi for a review and she obliged by submitting an appreciative appraisal, albeit not uncritical, and as informative and enlightening as ever.

    Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, Volume 9, 2018, Issue 3

    Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education has a particular focus on social science research-based articles that make reference to other critical work in the field and/or discuss particular issues of practice-focused research within the specific professional field.

    Women’s football in a man’s world – a never-ending story of subordination

    Lise Joern reviews a collected volume from the impressive “Football Research in an Enlarged Europe” series at Palgrave Macmillan, Female Football Players and Fans: Intruding into a Man’s World, edited by Gertrud Pfister and Stacey Pope. She appreciates the book and its contributions but ends on a note of pessimism about the situation for women’s football and its fans.

    Sport, Education and Society, Volume 23, 2018, Issue 7

    Sport, Education and Society encourages contributions from social scientists and educationalists studying the relationships between pedagogy, ‘the body’ and society as well as from all professionals with theoretical and empirical interests relating to policy, curriculum, social inclusion, equity and identity, and progressive educational development in physical activity, health and sport.

    ”Greit hvis man er litt interessert, dumt hvis man virkelig er interessert”

    Social och ekonomisk ojämlikhet ökar i ett globalt perspektiv, och i rättan tid utkommer en ny antologi från Routledge, Sport, Leisure and Social Justice, sammanställd av Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher & Beccy Watson. Ørnulf Seippel har läst den med blandade känslor, men slutintrycket är att många läsare kan hitta något nytt och framåtsyftande.

    Comprehensive collection, with the usual suspects and some bright spots

    In his knowledgeable review of A Companion to Sport, edited by David L. Andrews and Ben Carrington, Alan Bairner, Professor of Sport and Social Theory at Loughborough University, finds that the volume offers something for everybody, if not everything for all.

    Danska sociologer om idrott och kön

    Ingela Kolfjord Hälsa och samhälle, Malmö högskola Inge Kryger Pedersen (red) DANSK SOCIOLOGI Nr. 2/15. Årg. juli 2004 Tema: Idræt og køn 160 sid, hft. København: Dansk sociologförening 2004 Den danska tidskriften Sociologi har utkommit med ett intressant temanummer om idrott och kön. De sex representerade artiklarna belyser kön och idrott ur olika infallsvinklar samtidigt som de tillsammans bildar en både historisk och nutida förståelseram för genuskonstruktion och dess förändring....

    Idrott, genus och kvinnor

    Håkan Larsson Nyligen har det stora engelska förlaget Routledge publicerat två böcker om kön/genus och idrott, två böcker där problemområdet är gemensamt, men där sättet att närma sig problemet är ganska olika. I den ena boken, Gender and Sport: A Reader, som redigerats av Sheila Scraton och Anne Flintoff vid Leeds Metropolitan University, står den teoretiska frågan hur idrotten bidrar till...
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