Jean Williams's A Game for Rough Girls?: A History of Women's Football in PDF

By Jean Williams

Can we really name soccer England's 'national' game?
How have we arrived at this element of such transparent inequality among men's and women's football?

Between 1921 and 1972, ladies have been banned from enjoying in soccer League grounds within the united kingdom. but in 1998 FIFA declared that "the destiny is feminine" and that soccer used to be the quickest becoming game for ladies globally.

The results of a number of years of unique study, the e-book lines the continuities in women's participation because the beginnings of the sport, and highlights the numerous moments that experience motivated present perform. The textual content provides:

*insight into the groups and person reports of gamers, enthusiasts, traders, directors and coaches
*examination of the attitudes and position of nationwide and foreign associations
*analysis of the improvement of the pro game
*comparisons with women's soccer in mainland Europe, america and Africa.

A video game for tough ladies is the 1st textual content to correctly theorize the improvement of the sport. analyzing leisure and elite degrees, the writer presents a radical critique, putting women's adventure within the context of broader cultural and activities reviews debates on social swap, gender, strength and worldwide economics.

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