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The girl and the game : a history of women's sport in Canada

Author: M Ann Hall
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Girl and the Game traces the history of women's organized sport in Canada from its early, informal roots in the late nineteenth century through the formation of amateur and professional teams to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hall, M. Ann (Margaret Ann), 1942-
Girl and the game.
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606940111
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Ann Hall
ISBN: 155111268X 9781551112688
OCLC Number: 49204736
Description: xi, 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Early beginnings: the "new woman" and athleticism --
Assuming control: women's sport run (almost) by women --
Girls shouldn't do it!: debates over competition and sexuality --
Sweetheart heroines: athletic and lovely --
Serious athletes or "oddballs"?: transitional years --
Feminist activism: inching towards gender equity --
The commodification of physicality: 1990s and beyond.
Other Titles: Girl game
Responsibility: M. Ann Hall.

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"a wonderful piece of feminist history showing clearly how the history of women's sport is a history of cultural resistance." - Patricia Vertinsky, University of British Columbia

 
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