The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education

  • Louise Mansfield
  • Jayne Caudwell
  • Belinda Wheaton
  • Beccy Watson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Louise Mansfield, Jayne Caudwell, Belinda Wheaton, Beccy Watson
    Pages 1-15
  3. Challenges and Transformations in Women’s Leisure, Sport and Physical Education Movements

  4. Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies and Method

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Belinda Wheaton, Beccy Watson, Louise Mansfield, Jayne Caudwell
      Pages 203-208
    3. Karen Throsby
      Pages 243-255
    4. Toni Bruce, Dunja Antunovic
      Pages 257-273

About this book


This handbook provides an original, comprehensive and unparalleled overview of feminist scholarship in sport, leisure and physical education. It captures the complexities of past, current and future developments in feminism while highlighting its theoretical, methodological and empirical applications. It also critically engages with policy and practice issues for women and girls taking part in sport and leisure pursuits and in physical education provision.

The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education is international in scope and includes the work of established and emerging feminist scholars. It will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including sociology, gender studies, sport sciences, and sports business and management.


education feminism philosophy Feminism in Sport Feminism in Leisure Feminism in Physical Education Sporting Females Black Feminism and Sport Emotion and Affect in Sport

Editors and affiliations

  • Louise Mansfield
    • 1
  • Jayne Caudwell
    • 2
  • Belinda Wheaton
    • 3
  • Beccy Watson
    • 4
  1. 1.Brunel UniversityLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Bournemouth UniversityPooleUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand
  4. 4.Leeds Beckett UniversityLeedsUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-53317-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53318-0
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