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Women and sport in Latin America

Author: Rosa López de D'Amico; Tansin Benn; Gertrud Pfister
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Routledge research in sport, culture and society.
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This multidisciplinary book draws on sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and history, to explore the diversity, challenges and achievements of Latin American women in sport. It offers an in-depth analysis of women’s sport in ten countries across Latin America, insights into the sport activities of indigenous peoples, and the contributions of Latin American women to sport living outside of the region. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosa López de D'Amico; Tansin Benn; Gertrud Pfister
ISBN: 9781138832503 1138832502 9781317565734 1317565738 1317565711 9781317565710
OCLC Number: 927383013
Description: 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Contextualising Women and Sport in Latin America1. Latin America: An Introduction[Rosa Lopez de D'Amico and Tansin Benn]2. International Developments in Policy and Practice For Equity: Girls and Women in Physical Education and Sport[Tansin Benn, Maryam Koushkie Jahromi and Canan Koca]3. Gender, Gender Equality and Women's Sport[Gertrud Pfister]Part II: Women and Sport Inside Latin America 4. Women and Sport in Argentina [Debora Di Domizio]5. Women and Sport in Brazil[Katia Rubio, Helena Altmann, Ludmila Mourao and Silvana Goellner]6. Women and Sport in Chile[Elisa Araya Cortez and Karin Lofstrom]7. Women and Sport in Colombia [Luz Amelia Hoyos Cuartas, Daniel Ignacio OliverosWilches and Janice Crosswhite]8. Women and Sport in Costa Rica[Maria Antonieta Ozols, Maria Antonieta Corrales, Dilia Colindres and Nancy Torres]9. Women and Sport in Cuba[Gladys Bequer Diaz, Ana Maria Morales Ferrer and Anneliese Goslin]10. Women and Sport in Honduras[Mirna Lacayo, Maria Antonieta Ozols and Dilia Colindres]11. Women and Sport in Mexico[Mireya Medina Villanueva and Marisol Pedraza]12. Women and Sport in Puerto Rico[Luisa Velez]13. Women and Sport in Venezuela [Rosa Lopez de D'Amico, Rebeca Oropeza and Josil Murillo]14. Indigenous Women, Games and Ethno-Sport in Latin America[Maria Beatriz Rocha Ferreira, Elizabeth Mizrahi and Stella Maris Ferrarese Capettini]Part III: The Contribution of Diaspora Latin American Women to Sport 15. Latin American Sports Women in the United States of America[Darlene A. Kluka]16. Latin American Sports Women in Spain[Maria Dolores Gonzalez-Rivera]17. Conclusion[Tansin Benn and Rosa Lopez de D'Amico]18. Appendices
Series Title: Routledge research in sport, culture and society.
Responsibility: edited by Rosa López de D'Amico, Tansin Benn and Gertrud Pfister.

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This multidisciplinary book draws on sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and history, to explore the diversity, challenges and achievements of Latin American women in sport. It offers an in-depth analysis of women’s sport in ten countries across Latin America, insights into the sport activities of indigenous peoples, and the contributions of Latin American women to sport living outside of the region. The book also provides a comprehensive overview of international developments in gender and sport research, policy development and theory, and addresses sport participation at many levels including in school-based physical education, community and high performance contexts.

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