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By Linda K. Fuller

This ebook examines women's participation within the Olympic video games given that they have been allowed to be integrated in that worldwide area. utilizing a holistic, social medical technique, and emphasizing the rhetoric of recreation mediatization, Female Olympians reviews the literature relative to sexism, racism, and ageism sooner than supplying old, political, financial, and socio-cultural views  such because the gendered language of Olympic reportage, non secular issues, women’s our bodies relative to their education for the video games, medications and doping, and feminine Paralympians. With a variety of serious case reports, never-before assembled info, and private interviews with athletes, this quantity bargains insights that either examine and have fun girl Olympians’ successes.

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