reflection of societal reaction towards women"s boxing.

by Sarah Johns

Publisher: University of Wales Institute, Cardiff in Cardiff

Written in English
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Dissertation (BA Hons) University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, 1999.

SeriesBA (Hons) Sport & Human Movement Studies
The Physical Object
Pagination spiral
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Open LibraryOL18251845M

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