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Level playing field for all? : female political leadership and athletics

Author: Leanne Doherty
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Level Playing Field for All examines candidates' use of sports in election campaigns as a way to understand broader issues of candidate viability and, in particular, the hurdles that women must overcome to achieve political office. It reveals the extent to which athletic participation has become a social eligibility factor in the success of candidates for elected office.--[book cover].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leanne Doherty
ISBN: 9780739148389 0739148389 9780739148402 0739148400
OCLC Number: 713189196
Description: viii, 86 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sports and politics : the perfect combination? --
The athlete as political elite --
The social eligibility pool, gender, and athletic elites --
Athletic experience and electoral success --
Title IX and access to athletic opportunity --
The future of female athlete politicians.
Responsibility: Leanne Doherty.

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A Level Playing Field for All examines candidates' use of sports in election campaigns as a way to understand broader issues of candidate viability and, in particular, the hurdles that women must overcome to achieve political office. It reveals the extent to which athletic participation has become a social eligibility factor in the success of candidates for elected office.--[book cover].

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