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Sport and gender a feminist perspective on the sociology of sport. by M Ann Hall

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Published by University of Calgary in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesSociology of sport monograph series A
ContributionsCanadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17261647M

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