Olive, Rebecca

Women in Action Sport Cultures

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Contextualizing Women in Action Sport Cultures
Holly Thorpe, Rebecca Olive

Part I. Researching Gender in Action Sport Cultures

2. Looking Back, Moving Forward? Reflections from Early Action Sport Researchers
Holly Thorpe, Rebecca Olive, Becky Beal, Douglas Booth, Jason Laurendeau, Catherine Palmer, Robert E. Rinehart, Belinda Wheaton

3. Surfing Together: Exploring the Potential of a Collaborative Ethnographic Moment
Rebecca Olive, Holly Thorpe, Georgina Roy, Mihi Nemani, lisahunter, Belinda Wheaton, Barbara Humberstone

Part II. Gender Relations and Negotiations

4. Sporting Gender Relations, Life Course Transitions and Implications for Women Rock Climbers
Victoria Robinson

5. ‘Don’t Be a Douche’: An Introduction to Sex-Integrated Roller Derby
Adele Pavlidis, James Connor

6. Parkour, Gendered Power and the Politics of Identity
Belinda Wheaton

7. The ‘Girl Effect’ in Action Sports for Development: The Case of the Female Practitioners of Skateistan
Holly Thorpe, Megan Chawansky

Part III. Female Action Sport Identities and Lived Experiences

8. Negotiating Moral Terrain: Snowboarding Mothers
Lucy Spowart, Lisette Burrows

9. ‘No One Wants to Mess with an Angry Mom’: Females’ Negotiation of Power Technologies Within a Local Skateboarding Culture
Matthew Atencio, Becky Beal, ZaNean McClain, Missy Wright

Coming Together and Paddling Out: Lesbian Identities and British Surfing Spaces
Georgina Roy

11. The Experiences of ‘Brown’ Female Bodyboarders: Negotiating Multiple Axes of Marginality
Mihi Nemani, Holly Thorpe

Part IV. Action Sports in Transition: Consumption, Technology, Risk and Desire

12. Technology, Equipment and the Mountain Biker’s Taskscape
Kath Bicknell

13. The Changing Face of Ultimate Frisbee and the Politics of Inclusion
Hamish Crocket

14. Girl Power Figures, Mythic Amazons, and Neoliberal Risk Performers: Discursively Situating Women Who Participate in Mixed Martial Arts
Riley Chisholm, Charlene Weaving, Kathy Bischoping

Part V. Media, Politics and Pedagogies

15. Carving Out Space in the Action Sports Media Landscape: The Skirtboarders’ Blog as a ‘Skatefeminist’ Project
Steph MacKay

16. Becoming Visible: Visual Narratives of ‘Female’ as a Political Position in Surfing: The History, Perpetuation, and Disruption of Patriocolonial Pedagogies?

17. Cultural Pedagogies—Action Sports
Synthia Sydnor

18. Afterword
Simone Fullagar

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Gender Studies, Social Structure, Social Inequality

Publication year
Global Culture and Sport Series
Page amount
21 pages
Printed ISBN

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