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By Paul Davis,Charlene Weaving

ISBN-10: 0415476615

ISBN-13: 9780415476614

ISBN-10: 0415476623

ISBN-13: 9780415476621

There are a extensive number of intercourse and gender resonances in activity, from the conflict of conventional principles of femininity and athleticism represented by way of lady athletes, to the tradition of homophobia in mainstream male activity. regardless of the numerous sociological and cultural volumes addressing those matters, this assortment is the 1st to target the philosophical writings that they've encouraged. The editors have chosen twelve of the main thought-provoking philosophical articles on those matters from the past thirty years, to create a precious and masses wanted source.

Written via proven specialists from around the world, the essays during this assortment hide 4 significant themes:

  • sport and the development of the feminine

  • objectification and the sexualization of activity

  • homophobia

  • sex limitations: obstruction, naturalization and opposition.

The booklet gathers a large variety of philosophical viewpoints on gender in recreation into one particular resource, subjecting the philosophical origins and features of a few of the main arguable themes in activity to rigorous scrutiny. With a stability of female and male members from each side of the Atlantic, and a finished creation and postscript to contextualize the resource fabric, Philosophical views on Gender in recreation and actual Activity is vital interpreting for all scholars of the philosophy of recreation, recreation and gender, and feminist philosophy.

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