Women, Sport and Modernity in Interwar Britain

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    This book offers a unique examination of women’s increasing involvement in sport during the period 1919-1939. Focusing primarily on sites of participation, it analyses where and how women accessed sport and their participation across class, age and marital groups. It also demonstrates the diverse ways in which sport was incorporated into women’s everyday lives, with particular emphasis on the important and yet often neglected area of informal participation, so fundamental to understandings of women’s sport.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationOxford
    PublisherPeter Lang International Academic Publishers
    Number of pages190
    ISBN (Print)9783034302753
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • sport
    • gender
    • modernity
    • physical education
    • municipal
    • women
    • conusmerism


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