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Author Williams, Jean, 1964-

Title A game for rough girls? : a history of women's football in Britain / Jean Williams
Published London [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 219 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents pt. I.A game for rough girls? : women's football in Britain -- pt. II. The future is feminine
Summary "A Game for Rough Girls? is the first text to theorise properly the development of the game
Examining recreational and elite levels, the author provides a thorough critique, placing women's experience in the context of broader cultural and sports studies debates on social change, gender, power and global economics."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-210) and index
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Subject Soccer for women -- History.
Women soccer players -- History.
Women soccer players -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020337875X
1135136149 (electronic bk.)
9781135136147 (electronic bk.)