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Global perspectives on women in combat sports : women warriors around the world / edited by Alex Channon, University of Greenwich, UK, Christopher R. Matthews, University of Brighton, UK.

Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 322 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Global culture and sport.
Global culture and sport series
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Subjects:
Women martial artists -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women boxers -- Cross-cultural studies.
Martial arts -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Boxing -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Boxing -- Social aspects.
Martial arts -- Social aspects.
Women boxers.
Women martial artists.
Form/Genre:
Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
Approaching the Gendered Phenomenon of Women Warriors / Alex Channon & Christopher R Matthews
Moral Guardians, Mini-Skirts and Nicola Adams : The Changing Media Discourse of Women's Boxing / Amy Godoy-Pressland
The Boxers of Kabul : Women, Boxing and Islam / Hillary Kipnis & Jayne Caudwell
Chicks Fighting in a Cage : A Philosophical Critique of Gender Constructions in the Ultimate Fighting Championship / Charlene Weaving
Beauty and Strength : Defining the Female Body in The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Promotional Campaign / LA Jennings
Gender Inequality in Olympic Boxing : Exploring Structuration through Online Resistance Against Weight Category Restrictions / George Jennings & Beatriz Cabrera
The Fight Outside the Ring : Female Boxing Officials in Trinidad and Tobago / Roy McCree
Mexican Female Warrior : The Case of Marisela Ugalde, the Founder of Xilam / George Jennings
Women Fighters as Agents of Change : A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Case Study from Finland / Anna Kavoura, Stiliani Chroni, Marja Kokkonen & Tatiana V. Ryba
Beautifully Violent : The Gender Dynamic of Scottish Karate / Chloe Maclean
Mediating Factors in Martial Arts Practice : A Specific Case of Young Girls / Jikkemien Vertonghen, Hebe Schaillée, Marc Theeboom & Paul De Knop
Outlaw Emotions: Gender, Emotion, and Transformation in Women's Self-Defence Training / Jocelyn Hollander
Resisting the Hegemonic Gender Order? : The Accounts of Female Boxers in South Korea / Yun Jung Kim, Sun Yong Kwon & Jung Woo Lee
Reinventing the Body-Self : Intense, Gendered and Heightened Sensorial Experiences of Women's Boxing Embodiment / Helen Owton
I'm not the Type of Person who does Yoga : Women, Hard Martial Arts and the Quest for Exciting Significance / Mark Mierzwinski & Catherine Phipps
Ambivalent Lives, Fighting Bodies : Women and Combat Sports in Brazil / Jorge Knijnik & Marco Antônio de Carvalho Ferretti
UnBoliviable Bouts : Gender and Essentialisation of Bolivia's Cholitas Luchadoras / Nell Haynes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Channon, Alex, 1984- editor.
Matthews, Christopher R., 1980- editor.
ISBN:
9781137439352
1137439351
OCLC:
909320658