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Muslim women and sport

Author: Tansin Benn; Gertrud Pfister; H A Jawad
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: International studies in physical education and youth sport.
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Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this book presents an overview of the research into constructs of gender,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muslim women and sport.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(OCoLC)777828185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tansin Benn; Gertrud Pfister; H A Jawad
ISBN: 9780415490764 0415490766 9780203880630 0203880633
OCLC Number: 504271816
Description: xvii, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Muslim women and sport / Tansin Benn, Gertud Prister and Haifaa Jawad --
pt. 1 : Underlying contexts. Reaffirming the values of physical education, physical activity and sport in the lives of young Muslim women / Symeon Dagkas, Maryam Koushkie Jahromi and Margaret Talbot --
Islam, women and sport / Haifaa Jawad, Yousra al-Sinani and Tansin Benn --
Muslim women and sport in diasporas : theories, discourses and practices : analyzing the case of Denmark / Gertrud Pfister --
pt. 2 : National perspectives. Women in sports leadership in Bahrain / Mona al-Ansari --
'Balancing between the cultures ... ' : sports and physical activities of Muslim girls and women in Germany / Christa Kleindienst-Cachay --
Physical activities and sport for women in Iran / Maryam Koushkie Jahromi --
The Sultanate of Oman and the position of girls and women in physical education and sport / Yousra al-Sinani and Tansin Benn --
Women and sport in Syria / Nour el-Houda Karfoul --
Struggling for empowerment : sport participation of women and girls in Turkey / Canan Koca and İlknur Hacisoftaoğlu. pt. 3 : Case studies. Palestinian women's national football team aims high : a case study to explore the interaction of religion, culture, politics and sports / Petra Gieß-Stüber, Sarah Kremers, Steffen Luft and Jonathan Schaller --
Challenges facing South African Muslim secondary school girls' participation in physical activities, physical education and sport / Ilhaam Essa --
Religion and the state : the story of a Turkish elite athlete / Canan Koca and İlknur Hacisoftaoğlu --
A case study on United Arab Emirates : women, disability and sport --
pt. 4 : Narratives. Experiences of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the effects on physical activities of girls and women / Fadila Ibrahimbegovic-Gafic --
Women in sport in North Africa : voices of Moroccan athletes / Fatima el Faquir --
Womens' narratives of sport and war in Iraq / Nadhim Shakir Yousif al-Wattar, Fatima Hussein and Alla Abdullah Hussein --
Conclusion.
Series Title: International studies in physical education and youth sport.
Responsibility: edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister and Haifaa Jawad.

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