Contains international research by academics &mountaineers and a gendered intersectional analysis
Explores inequality, difference and transformation in mountaineering spaces
Foreword was written by Julie Rak
Part of the book series: Global Culture and Sport Series (GCS)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)
Transforming the Past: Intersecting Mountaineering Histories
Transforming Experience: Intersectionality in Mountain Spaces and Places
Transforming Leadership, Participation and Praxis: Climbing the Mountain of Equity
Transformational Pedagogies: Creating New Spaces to Mountaineer
About this book
This book is the first edited collection to offer an intersectional account of gender in mountaineering adventure sports and leisure. It provides original theoretical, methodological, and empirical insights into mountain spaces as sites of socio-cultural production and transformation.
The book shows how gender matters in the twenty-first century, and illustrates that there is a need for greater efforts to mainstream difference in representations and governance structures if we are to improve equality in adventure, sporting and leisure spaces.
The interdisciplinary volume represents scholars from theoretical as well as applied perspectives across adventure, tourism, sport science, sports coaching, psychology, geography, sociology and outdoor studies.
- Outdoor leisure
- Adventure Sport
- Adventure and gender
- Adventure environments
- Women climbers
Editors and Affiliations
York St John University, York, UK
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
About the editors
Jenny Hall is Senior Lecturer at York St John University, UK. She is a cultural geographer interested in embodied experiences in tourism. Her research explores social justice, gender, emotion and affect in adventure and heritage spaces.
Emma Boocock is Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, UK. Her main research interests are documenting the embodied experiences of women in green and blue spaces, and understanding how people and places influence our affective practices.Dr Zoë Avner is Lecturer in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University, Australia. Her research draws on poststructuralist and feminist methodologies to explore athlete and coach learning, power and coaching, and coaching ethics.
Book Title: Gender, Politics and Change in Mountaineering
Book Subtitle: Moving Mountains
Editors: Jenny Hall, Emma Boocock , Zoë Avner
Series Title: Global Culture and Sport Series
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-29944-5Published: 13 June 2023
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-29947-6Due: 27 June 2024
eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-29945-2Published: 12 June 2023
Series ISSN: 2662-3404
Series E-ISSN: 2662-3412
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXVII, 284
Number of Illustrations: 11 b/w illustrations