Little Girls in Pretty Boxes : Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters, Paperback Book

Little Girls in Pretty Boxes : Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters Paperback

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Published to coincide with the Olympic Games in Atlanta, an expose of the punishing training schedules, the pressure to perform, the severe and debilitating injuries and the routine, legal and even celebrated abuse of young women which, Ryan asserts, lie at the heart of international gymnastics and figure skating.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 8pp photos
  • Publisher: Women's Press Ltd,The
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies: women
  • ISBN: 9780704344884

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