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Mother's taxi [electronic resource] : sport and women's labor / Shona M. Thompson.

By: Thompson, Shona M, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (viii, 317 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585090912 (electronic bk.); 9780585090917 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sports -- Social aspects -- Australia -- Western Australia | Women -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Family relationships | Women -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Interviews | Sex role -- Australia -- Western Australia | Feminist theory | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Olympics | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mother's taxi.DDC classification: 796.4/83 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Being the Mother of a Sports Player Being the Wife of a Sports Player Being a Sports Player Rewards and Rationales Gendered Institutions Service Gendered Institutions Background to Tennis Culture in Western Australia The ASCNSRC Survey of Parental Support
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-309) and indexes.

2. Being the Mother of a Sports Player 11 -- 3. Being the Wife of a Sports Player 70 -- 4. Being a Sports Player 125 -- 5. Rewards and Rationales 185 -- 6. Gendered Institutions Service Gendered Institutions 227 -- Appendix B. Background to Tennis Culture in Western Australia 271 -- Appendix C. The ASCNSRC Survey of Parental Support 279.

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Mother's taxi by Thompson, Shona M., ©1999
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