Gender and Equestrian Sport: Riding Around the World by Miriam Adelman, Visit Amazon's Jorge Knijnik Page, search

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This quantity brings jointly experiences from quite a few disciplines of the social sciences and arts ( anthropology, sociology, cultural experiences, background and literary thought) that make clear the equestrian international as a traditionally gendered and hugely dynamic box of up to date activity and tradition. From excessive point overseas dressage and leaping, polo and the turf, to the rodeo global of the Americas and well known kinds of equestrian game and tradition, we're brought to a number of matters which are performed out at neighborhood and international, nationwide and overseas degrees. scholars and students of gender, tradition and game will locate a lot of curiosity during this unique examine modern matters comparable to “engendered” (women’s and men’s) identities/subjectivities as equestrians, representations of women, horses and the area of experience in juvenile fiction; the present “feminization” of specific equestrian actions (and the place boys and males stand relating to this); how wide types of social inequality and stratification play themselves out inside of gendered equestrian contexts; women and men and their relation to horses in the framework of present discussions at the relation of animals to people (which may perhaps contain not just love and care, but in addition exploitation and violence), between others. Singular contributions exhibit how equestrian actions give a contribution to old and present structures of embodied “femininities” and “masculinities”, reflecting an international that has been relocating “beyond the binaries” whereas carrying on with to be enmeshed of their power and contradictory legacy. ​

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Women could hold out the wages but should not be paid more, due to their lack of experience (Horse & Hound 13 December 1952). That both women and men felt that men were the providers and therefore in need of higher wages can be seen in other areas of the labour market too. The complaints about the male grooms’ working conditions continued in the 1950s. In the letter ‘Bloodstock and Stud Grooms’, the bad conditions and the low wages were once again used to account for the lack of decent male grooms.

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