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Week 8

Week 8: Women and Sport

How does gender impact on sport? How has this affected cricket? To what extent are we moving to greater equality in sport?

Class reading:

Ch.1. Kari Fasting, ‘Breaking the Gender Stereotypes in Sport”, Doll-Tepper, G., Koenen, K., & Bailey, R. (Eds.). (2016). Sport, Education and Social Policy: The state of the social sciences of sport (1st ed.). Routledge.

Velija P. (2015) Cricket and Gendered National Identities: The Experiences of Women Who Play and Organise the ‘Global Game’. In: Women’s Cricket and Global Processes. Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Further reading:

Ch.18 on Women and Sport in Kenya: Òjó, A., Aderibigbe, I.S., & Kiprono, F.J. (Eds.). (2018). Gender and Development in Africa and Its Diaspora (1st ed.). Routledge.

Sport and Women : Social Issues in International Perspective, edited by Gertrud Pfister, and Ilse Hartmann-Tews, Taylor & Francis Group, 2002. ProQuest Ebook Central,

.Ratna, A., & Samie, S.F. (Eds.). (2018). Race, Gender and Sport: The Politics of Ethnic ‘Other’ Girls and Women (1st ed.). Routledge.

Gori, G. (2004). Italian Fascism and the Female Body: Sport, Submissive Women and Strong Mothers (1st ed.). Routledge.

 Muslim Women and Sport, edited by Tansin Benn, et al., Taylor & Francis Group, 2010. ProQuest Ebook Central,