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Idrottslyftet ("a boost for sport") is a Swedish government-financed sports initiative aiming to activate more young people through sports. One way to achieve this aim is through cooperation between school and sport clubs, whereby a sport coach runs sport activities during the school day. The goal...

Author(s)
Grahn, K.
Publisher
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Malmö, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, 2017, 8, pp 113-138
Abstract

This research examines how college women athletes negotiate gender in the space and context of ultimate Frisbee. The data for this project come from ethnographic research, group interviews, and one-on-one interviews that were conducted while participating on a college women's ultimate Frisbee team...

Author(s)
Neville, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2019, 54, 1, pp 38-62
Abstract

Dance is a multidimensional phenomenon that has been approached and investigated in Greece and many countries in various ways. This resulted in a huge literature about the subject which reflects its multi-perspectival character. Among the long research in dance, a great number of published studies...

Author(s)
Dimopoulos, K.; Tyrovola, V.; Koutsouba, M.
Publisher
Hellenic Academy of Physical Education, Trikala, Greece
Citation
Inquiries in Sport & Physical Education, 2016, 14, 2, pp 48-77
Abstract

Research continues to highlight how gender is reproduced through pedagogical practice in Physical Education (PE), but there has been much less focus on how it might be challenged. This paper reports on an intervention that used cooperative learning and critical reflection to challenge gender...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Hernández, N.; Martos-García, D.; Soler, S.; Flintoff, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 8, pp 812-823
Abstract

This article considers the materiality of love and sex in contemporary Nollywood and argues that, in the Nigerian public sphere, a culture of refashioning gender relations is in the making. By analyzing the narrative form of two films, Tango with Me and Contract, it argues that, despite the...

Author(s)
Borah, A.; Cataldo, L. P.; Falola, T.
Publisher
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, USA
Citation
Africa Today, 2019, 66, 1, pp 52-71
Abstract

This paper draws on research that aimed to explore the construction of gender relations in sport and physical education (PE) through a national study of Spanish university degree curricula. Spain is a useful case study through which to explore gender knowledge within sport and PE degrees, because,...

Author(s)
Serra, P.; Soler, S.; Prat, M.; Vizcarra, M. T.; Garay, B.; Flintoff, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 4, pp 324-338
Abstract

There is a growing body of research that has started to carefully consider the increased presence of girls and women in sport-for-development (SFD). The purpose of this study was to contribute to contextual understandings of empowerment by providing a nuanced reading of micro-level interactions...

Author(s)
Seal, E.; Sherry, E.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2018, 35, 3, pp 247-257
Abstract

In this article, I will highlight and discuss the following issues: How do players experience football as a way of normalising crisis during occupation? How do players experience the sense of honour when playing for Palestine? 17 footballers from one of the best clubs in the West Bank, 'Sareyyet...

Author(s)
Lippe, G. von der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal for Sport and Society, 2020, 17, 3, pp 214-230
Abstract

In this paper, I explore male youth sport coaches' use of humour in relation to the reconstruction of masculinities, contributing to an emergent body of literature on the role of humour in coaching. Three creative non-fiction stories developed from my own coaching experiences in a competitive youth ...

Author(s)
Adams, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2020, 25, 4, pp 463-474
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to provide an action-orientated reflection for promoting gender equality in hospitality, based on Bradley's (2013) approach that considers the operation of gender in the "production" and "reproduction" spheres of social life. To that end, it reflects on women's career...

Author(s)
Gebbels, M.; Gao XiongBin; Cai WenJie
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2020, 32, 11, pp 3623-3643

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