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By Adele Pavlidis,Simone Fullagar

ISBN-10: 1472417712

ISBN-13: 9781472417718

As a brand new breed of way of life game fanatics ’derby grrrls’ are pushing the bounds of gender as they negotiate the nexus of enjoyment, ache and tool family members. supplying a socio-cultural research of the increase and reinvention of curler derby as either a brand new, globalized women’s game and a regular artistic rest house, this publication explores the style within which curler derby has emerged as a gendered house for self-transformation, belonging and embodied contest, within which ladies are invited to adventure their feelings another way, include ache and triumph over limits. recreation, Gender and gear: the increase of curler Derby provides special interview, ethnographic and autoethnographic fabric, including various media texts to shed new mild at the complicated relationships of strength skilled by way of girls in derby as a recreation tradition, when additionally studying the darker relationships that characterise the game, together with these of inclusion and exclusion, distinction and id, and festival and participation. a latest feminist learn of empowerment, sexual distinction, gender and have an effect on, this publication will attract students of gender and sexuality, embodiment, feminist proposal and the sociology of recreation and leisure.

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