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Author Dong, Jinxia, 1962-
Title Women, sport, and society in modern China : holding up more than half the sky / Dong Jinxia.
Imprint London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003.

Author Dong, Jinxia, 1962-
Series Sport in the global society, 1368-9789
Sport in the global society. 1368-9789
Subject Sports for women -- China.
Sports and state -- China.
Description 1 online resource (357 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-324) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Foreword; Series Editor's Foreword; PROLOGUE From Dominated Domestic to Olympic Champion: Ideology, Gender and Elite Sport in China; 1 Women, Society and Sport in the Early Years of the New China; 2 Women, Society and Elite Sport in the New China between 1957 and 1965; 3 Women, Society and Elite Sport during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76); 4 Women, Society and Elite Sport in the First Decade of Economic Reform (1977-89).
Summary Drawing on Chinese sources hitherto unavailable in the West, official documents and interviews with top athletes, the author explores the rise of Chinese super sportswomen.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203500717 (electronic bk.)
9780203500712 (electronic bk.)
0714682144 (Paper)
0714652350 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 62269031
Additional Format Print version: Dong, Jinxia, 1962- Women, sport, and society in modern China. London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003 0714652350 0714682144 (DLC) 2002031421 (OCoLC)50447720

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