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Cultural barriers for female jockeys – the biggest hurdle

Bjork-Billings, Pamela Mae 2012, Cultural barriers for female jockeys – the biggest hurdle, Ph.D. thesis, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Cultural barriers for female jockeys – the biggest hurdle
Author Bjork-Billings, Pamela Mae
Institution Deakin University
School School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Lane, Karen
Date submitted 2012-09
Summary This thesis argues that inclusion of women jockeys at the elite level was enabled by the equal opportunity legislation when it was first enacted but the legislation has failed to live up to its' initial promise. Cultural barriers continue to inform and authorise unfair work practices.
Language eng
Socio Economic Objective 940116 Social Class and Inequalities
Description of original 197 p.
Copyright notice ©The author
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30048943

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