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By Jean Williams

ISBN-10: 0415263379

ISBN-13: 9780415263375

ISBN-10: 0415263387

ISBN-13: 9780415263382

Can we actually 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, girls 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 growing to be activity for girls globally.


The results of numerous years of unique study, the publication lines the continuities in women's participation because the beginnings of the sport, and highlights the numerous moments that experience stimulated present perform. The textual content provides:


*insight into the groups and person studies of avid gamers, fanatics, traders, directors and coaches
*examination of the attitudes and position of nationwide and foreign associations
*analysis of the advance of the pro game
*comparisons with women's soccer in mainland Europe, the us and Africa.


A video game for tough women is the 1st textual content to correctly theorize the advance of the sport. studying leisure and elite degrees, the writer offers a radical 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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Do we actually name soccer England's 'national' video game? How have we arrived at this element of such transparent inequality among men's and women's soccer? among 1921 and 1972, girls have been banned from enjoying in soccer League grounds within the united kingdom. but in 1998 FIFA declared that "the destiny is female" and that soccer was once the quickest starting to be game for ladies globally.

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