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Downplaying the public acknowledgement of the achievements of women in sport is rather like saying everyone should have a government but only men can vote for it

By Mary Evans

Abstract

Released this week, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist is entirely male. Mary Evans argues that the list highlights the regressive elements of contemporary sport which detract from the achievements and aspirations of women, and in turn deny them the right to enjoy and participate in sports and to enjoy its rewards

Topics: HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, HQ The family. Marriage. Woman, JA Political science (General)
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39918
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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