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Racing into the Storm: Roberta gibb, kathrine switzer, and women’s marathoning

Oren Renick and Lea Robin Velez

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the struggles of women to achieve gender equality, focusing on two women in distance running: Roberta Gibb and Kathrine Switzer. Gibb and Switzer both struggled to gain access ... More


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