Articles

I have been publishing articles, book chapters, reviews, conferencing proceedings, and the like for almost 50 years. If you want a complete list of these various publications, please download a pdf from MAH Publications

What I provide here is a selection of more recent articles as well as a few that I consider key to my work. I’ve grouped them into topics to make it easier to find something that may interest you.

Gender, History, and Canadian Sport

“History and Individual Memory: The Story of Eva Dawes” (with Bruce Kidd). Sport History Review, 48 (2), 2017: 126-143.

“Sport History Review: A Retrospective.” Sport History Review, 46(1), 2015, 5-7.

“Toward a History of Aboriginal Women in Canadian Sport.” In Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues, eds. J. Forsyth and A.R. Giles (Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2013), pp. 64-91.

“Remembering ‘The Forgotten Games’: A Reinterpretation of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games” (with Jackie MacDonald), Sport History Review, 40(2), 2009, 111-125.

“Cultural Struggle and Resistance: Gender, History, and Canadian Sport.” In Sport and Gender in Canada (2nd Edition), eds. P. White and K. Young (Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press, 2007), pp. 56-74.

“The Game of Choice: Girls’ and Women’s Soccer in Canada.” In Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation: Kicking Off a New Era, eds. F. Hong and J.A. Mangan (London: Frank Cass, 2003), pp. 30-46.

“Girls’ and Women’s Sport in Canada: From Playground to Podium.” In Sport and Women: Social Issues in International Perspective, eds. I. Hartmann-Tews and G. Pfister (London and New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 161-178.

“Alexandrine Gibb: In ‘No Man’s Land of Sport’.” In Freeing the Female Body: Inspirational Iconseds. J.A. Mangan and Fan Hong (London: Frank Cass, 2001) pp. 149-172.

Women’s and Gender Sport History

“Writing Women’s and Gender Sport History: Personal Reflections,” In Gender and Sport: Changes and Challenges, eds. G. Pfister and M.K. Sisjord (Münster, Germany: Waxman, 2013), pp. 16-30.

Feminism and Sport

“Becoming a Feminist Academic.” In Playing It Forward: 50 Years of Women and Sport in Canada, eds. G. Demers et al. (Ottawa, ON: Feminist History Society, 2013), pp. 39-50.

“From Pre- to Postfeminism: A Four Decade Journey.” In Feminist Sport Studies: Sharing Experiences of Joy and Pain. ed. P. Markula (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005, pp. 45-61.

“Feminist Activism in Sport: A Comparative Study of Women’s Sport Advocacy Organizations.”  In Gender, Sport and Leisure: Continuities and Challenges. ed. A. Tomlinson (Aachen, Germany: Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997), pp. 217-250.

“Women’s Sport and Feminist Practice: Bridging the Theory/Practice Gap.” Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 6(2), 1997, 213-224.

“Women and Sport: From Liberal Activism to Radical Cultural Struggle.”  In Changing Methods: Feminists Transforming Practiceeds. L. Code and S. Burt (Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 1995), pp. 265-299.

“How Should We Theorize Gender in the Context of Sport?” In Sport, Men, and the Gender Order: Critical Feminist Perspectives, eds. M. Messner and D. Sabo (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Press, 1990), pp. 223-239.

Book Reviews

The Female Tradition in Physical Education: Women First Reconsidered, edited by David Kirk and Patricia Vertinsky, London: Routledge, 2016 in Sport History Review, 48(1), 2017: 107-109.

A Contemporary History of Women’s Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850-1960. Jean Williams, London and New York: Routledge, 2014 in Sport History Review, 46(2), 2015, 328-330. 

Game Plan: A Social History of Sport in Alberta. Karen L. Wall, Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Press, 2013 in Journal of Sport History, 40(3), 2013, 517-519. 

Sport, Sexualities and Queer/Theory, edited by Jayne Caudwell, London and New York: Routledge, 2006 in Sociology of Sport Journal, 25(2), 2008, 281-283. 

Shattering the Glass: The Remarkable History of Women’s Basketball, Pamela Grundy and Susan Shackelford, New York: The New Press, 2005 in Sociology of Sport Journal, 23(2), 2006, 192-193.

Italian Fascism and the Female Body: Sport, Submissive Women and Strong Mothers, Gigliola Gori, London and New York: Routledge, 2004 in Sport in History, 25(3), 2005, 554-557.