Higher Goals: Women's Ice Hockey and the Politics of Gender

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The most extensive treatment to date of women's experiences in team sports, Higher Goals provides an ethnographic account of the "Blades," a Canadian team that plays at the highest levels of women's hockey. With a vivid depiction of life on the Blades, the book follows the team over two seasons, tracing their journey to a national championship. Key issues in the sociology of sport and gender studies are explored, including the construction of community among women athletes; the "feminine apologetic" and pressures on ...

Higher Goals: Women's Ice Hockey and the Politics of Gender 2000, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791446416

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Higher Goals: Women's Ice Hockey and the Politics of Gender 2000, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791446423

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