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date: 16 July 2019

Feminist Perspectives 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Jennifer HargreavesJennifer HARGREAVES

Although it is only one of several feminist perspectives applied to sport, liberal feminism has had a major impact on the expansion of sport opportunities for women in the Western world. Liberal feminism calls for equality of opportunity in sports and has led to laws, organizations, and policies that have moved toward achieving this goal in varying ways. Other feminist models seem to be needed to produce the same effect in developing nations. ...

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