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Psychology of Women Section Review Vol 14 No 2 Autumn 2012

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Psychology of Women Section Review Vol 14 No 2 Autumn 2012

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A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of the psychology of women. This issue includes a special feature on sport.




Sally Johnson

Special feature on Sport

Guest Editorial: Special feature on Sport
Helen Owton

Sport feminism

Theorising women's sport participation: Debating sport feminisms
Jayne Caudwell

Heteronormative landscapes: Exploring sexuality through elite women athletes
Kerrie Kauer & Vikki Krane

Gender in sport

Reconceptualising the Female Athlete Triad: Locating athletes' bodies within the discursive practices of elite sporting environments
Suzanne Cosh & Shona Crabb

The construction of gendered bodies within competitive swimming: A Foucauldian perspective
Brittany Johnson & Kate Russell

Understanding complexity in disability sport: The potential of feminist philosophies and intersectionality
Emma Seal

Taboos in sport

Motherhood within elite sport discourse: The case of Keli Lane
Suzanne Cosh & Shona Crabb

Taboo tales in elite sport: Relationships, ethics, and witnessing
Kitrina Douglas & David Carless

'I was afraid of looking weak in his eyes': Narratives of male-athleticism and the sexually-abused male child athlete
Mike Hartill

Sexual abuse in high performance sport: Implications for the sport psychologist
Trisha Leahy


Bridging the divide between feminist activism and academia: A report on 'Feminism in Action'
Nikki Hayfield, Sophie Gray & Rebecca Jones

Thinking global, acting local: A conversation with feminist activists
Nikki Hayfield

Feminist Seminar: Barriers and enablers to feminist research
Heidi Bjorgan & Pauline Whelan

Gender coping and affect

Threat, coping and affective reactions to stressful life events: Gender differences in Israel
Hasida Ben-Zur & Keren Michael

Research Review

The role of gender in mental illness stigma
Mei Lan Fang

Book Reviews