Women, Sport, and Society in Modern China

Women, Sport, and Society in Modern China

Author: Jinxia Dong

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0714652350

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 357

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In every Olympics since 1988 women have increased their representation over men. Their extraordinary performances have thrust Chinese women into the global limelight and sparked considerable interest, not to mention controversy, with accusations of drug violations, and yet there remains a paucity of analytical literature on Chinese elite women's sport not only in China but throughout the world.
Women, Sport, and Society in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Jinxia Dong
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Psychology Press

In every Olympics since 1988 women have increased their representation over men. Their extraordinary performances have thrust Chinese women into the global limelight and sparked considerable interest, not to mention controversy, with accusations of drug violations, and yet there remains a paucity of analytical literature on Chinese elite women's sport
Women, Sport and Society in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Dong Jinxia
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing on Chinese sources hitherto unavailable in the West including official documents and interviews with top athletes, the author explores the rise of Chinese super sportswomen and their relationship with politics, culture and society before and during the Cultural Revolution and through China's transition to a market economy.
The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Fan Hong, Lu Zhouxiang
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of the history, development and contemporary significance of sport in Asia. It addresses a wide range of issues central to sport in the context of Asian culture, politics, economy and society. The book explores diverse topics, including the history of
Routledge Companion to Sports History
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: S. W. Pope, John Nauright
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-17 - Publisher: Routledge

The field of sports history is no longer a fledgling area of study. There is a great vitality in the field and it has matured dramatically over the past decade. Reflecting changes to traditional approaches, sport historians need now to engage with contemporary debates about history, to be encouraged to
Japanese Women and Sport
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Robin Kietlinski
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. In 'Japanese Women and Sport', Robin Kietlinski sets out to problematize the hegemonic image of the delicate Japanese woman, highlighting an overlooked area in the history of modern Japan. Previous studies of