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 taking part in in soccer League grounds within the united kingdom. but in 1998 FIFA declared that "the destiny is feminine" and that soccer was once the quickest becoming activity for girls globally.
The results of a number of years of unique study, the ebook strains the continuities in women's participation because the beginnings of the sport, and highlights the numerous moments that experience encouraged present perform. The textual content provides:
*insight into the groups and person studies of avid gamers, lovers, traders, directors and coaches
*examination of the attitudes and position of nationwide and overseas associations
*analysis of the advance 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. reading leisure and elite degrees, the writer offers an intensive critique, putting women's event within the context of broader cultural and activities stories debates on social switch, gender, strength and international economics.
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A Game for Rough Girls?: A History of Women's Football in Britian by Jean Williams