Without Apology: Girls, Women and the Desire to Fight

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'Any girl who boxes,' writes Leah Hager Cohen, 'challenges, wittingly or not, the idea of what it means to be a girl in our culture. Through the prism of what she does with her fists, she brings a fiercely contrarian light to our most fundamental notions about femininity and power and appetite and shame and desire.' Originally intending simply to research the subject, Leah met four adolescent girls from a Boston housing project who were training under a female coach at the Somerville Boxing Club. In the course of a year, ...

Without Apology: Girls, Women, and the Desire to Fight 2005, Random House, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400061570

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Without Apology: Girls, Women and the Desire to Fight 2005, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297850649

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