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Toward a feminist alternative to sport as a male preserve.

Nancy Theberge

Toward a feminist alternative to sport as a male preserve.

by Nancy Theberge

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Taken from Quest,vol.37, 1985, pp.193-202.

SeriesQuest -- v.37
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Body Structure Hormones and genetic traits such as height, weight, muscle mass, body fat, and aerobic capacity determine the athletic differences in men and women. Estrogen is a hormone found only in women which causes them to carry more fat than men. Women's joints are more. feminist. sport studies scholars have been. my. inspiration fTom the beginning of my own feminist sport psychology journey. M. Ann Hairs () book., Feminism and Sporting Bodies, subtitled, "Es­ says on theory and practice." is. my recommended guide for. any. sport psychologist on. a. feminist journey. Hall. who recentJy retired from File Size: 6MB.

FEMINIST ISSUES IN SPORT ELIZABETH H. JABRATT* University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A. Synopsis-Diverging feminist perspectives are examined in the scholarly literature on women and sports. One perspective aims at dispelling myths about women being athletically inferior to men.   A FEMINISTS' VIEW OF THE NEW MAN. By time in the making and predates the recent revival of feminism by many decades. Male resistance to marriage, for example, is a venerable theme in American.

Mary Daly (–) was a world-renowned radical feminist philosopher who held doctorates in theology and philosophy from the University of Fribourg in groundbreaking books include Church and Second Sex, Beyond God the Father, Gyn/Ecology, Pure Lust, Websters' First New Intergalatic Wickedary of the English Languague (Conjured in Cahoots with Jane Caputi), and Cited by: Pro-feminism refers to support of the cause of feminism without implying that the supporter is a member of the feminist term is most often used in reference to men ("male feminists") who actively support feminism and its efforts to bring about the political, economic, cultural, personal, and social equality of women with men.A number of pro-feminist men are involved in political.


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