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Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region Domination, Resistance, Accommodation

Molnar, Gyozo, Amin, S.N. and Kanemasu, Y. (2018) Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region Domination, Resistance, Accommodation. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN Hardback: 978-1138895720

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This is the first book to focus on women, sport and exercise in the Asia-Pacific region. Presenting a diverse range of empirical case studies, from women’s boxing in India and women’s rugby in Fiji to women’s soccer in North Korea and Japan, the book uses sport as a lens to examine the historical, socio-cultural and political specificities of non-western and post-colonial societies. It also explores the complex ways in which non-western women resist as well as accommodate sport and exercise-related socio-cultural oppression, helping us to better understand the nexus of sport, exercise, gender, sexuality and power.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Asia-Pacific region, women, sport, exercise, socio-cultural context, historical context, post-colonial societies
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Sport and Exercise Science
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Depositing User: Gyozo Molnar
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2018 13:38
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2018 11:15

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