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Susan Birrell; Cheryl L. Cole (editor). Women, Sport, and Culture. Human Kinetics. 1994. 408pp.

Adrianne Blue. Grace Under Pressure: The Emergence of Women in Sport. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1987. 213pp.

Greta L. Cohen (editor). Women in Sport: Issues and Controversies. National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. 2001. 472pp.

Mary Jo Festle. Playing Nice: Politics and Apologies in Women's Sports. Columbia University Press. 1996. 379pp.

Sarah K. Fields. Female Gladiators: Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America. University of Illinois Press. 2005. 212pp.

Pat Griffin. Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport. Human Kinetics. 1998. 245pp.

Allen Guttmann. Women's Sports: A History. Columbia University Press. 1991. 339pp.

Margaret Ann Hall. The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada. Broadview Press. 2002. 284pp.

Jennifer Hargreaves. Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sports. Routledge. 1994. 331pp.

Jennifer Hargreaves. Heroines of Sport: The Politics of Difference and Identity. Routledge. 2000. 284pp.

Ernestine Miller. Making Her Mark: Firsts and Milestones in Women's Sports. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2002. 400pp.

Lissa Smith (editor). Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports. Atlantic Monthly Press. 1999. 352pp.

Louise Mead Tricard. American Women's Track and Field: A History, 1895 Through 1980. McFarland. 1996. 746pp.

Stephanie L. Twin. Out of the Bleachers: Writings on Women and Sport. Feminist Press. 1979. 229pp.

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