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A Beautiful Game: International Perspectives on Women's Football

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FIFA, the world governing body of association football, declared 'The Future is Feminine' in a 1995 press release. Since then, football has been claimed as the fastest growing participation sport for women globally. An estimated twenty million women play the game around the world, and that figure is on the rise. However, the history of women's participation goes back to at ...more
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Published December 15th 2007 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published February 5th 2007)
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Jean Williams has been setting the standard for serious historical analysis of women's football in recent years. Her first book (A Game for Rough Girls) is a ground-breaking exploration of the history and development of women's football in the UK. In this she revisits and critiques many of her own arguments, based on further analysis, and explores similar questions in North America, contintental Europe, China and Australia. Those who have not read A Game for Rough Girls might find that the first ...more
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