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  • 1.
    Arnberg, Klara
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History and International Relations.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Nya plattformar för könspolitik: Kommentar till vittnesmål på sociala medier2019In: Könspolitiska nyckeltexter: från Det går an till #metoo / [ed] Klara Arnberg, Fia Sundevall, David Tjeder, Göteborg: Makadam Förlag, 2019, 2, p. 499-506Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 2. Holgersson, Ulrika
    et al.
    Tolvhed, HelenaStockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Plats för makt: En vänbok till Monika Edgren2018Collection (editor) (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Monika Edgren är docent i historia och professor i genusvetenskap vid Malmö universitet. I "Plats för makt" presenterar 16 av hennes vänner och kollegor kritiska essäer på teman som anknyter till hennes intressen. Det handlar, som alltid i Monikas forskning, om makt, i alla dess former: maktspel mellan historiens människor och samhällets institutioner och normer, men också den makt som forskaren har över de historiska subjekten. Essäerna är tematiskt ordnade och handlar om könsskillnadsteori, Donna Haraways moralfilosofi och aktörsbegreppet i prostitutionshistorien; om neoliberal chefsdiskurs och maskulinitetsuttryck i sånger hos kolgruvearbetare i Appalacherna respektive i nazistisk propaganda; om kvinnliga fabriksarbetare i USA under första världskriget och om mångfaldens problematik i läromedel respektive museiverksamhet; om hiphop-feminism och om den samtida litteraturens diskussioner om utanförskap respektive kroppskontroll; om kön och sexualitet i svenska beredskapsromaner och berättelser om våldtäkt i svenska domstolar; om självskärande flickor och om internetbaserad feministisk mobilisering mot sexuellt våld.                      

  • 3. Johansson, Roger
    et al.
    Ristilammi, Per-Markku
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic: a monument and a mirror of his time2023In: Soccer & Society, ISSN 1466-0970, E-ISSN 1743-9590, Vol. 24, no 3, p. 333-349Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    In October 2019, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the most successful and famous Swedish football player ever, was honoured with a monument by the Swedish Football Association and the city of Malmo. Born in Malmo in 1981, Ibrahimovic grew up in a migrant area of the city (Rosengard). Growing up, he played football in local teams, and at the age of 19 he was sold by Malmo FF to Ajax for the highest transfer fee ever in Sweden. However, when Ibrahimovic unexpectedly entered as an investor in rivalling Stockholm-based football club Hammarby in November 2019, he challenged local identities: The place is the team, the team is the family, and betrayal of the place and the team is a betrayal against the family. The monument was soon vandalized and taken down, facing an uncertain future. The aim of this article is to understand the different interpretations, eruptions of emotions, and conflicts that the monument of Zlatan Ibrahimovic raised. As a theoretical frame, three disciplinary perspectives will be used: a cultural historical and a historical didactic perspective, with the intention of understanding the motives and signals send and received through public art in the city space area; a second perspective with a focus on the special use of history in sport, where gender and nation form an interpretive framework in this study; and finally, a third ethnological perspective based on 'scaling', where a monument as a social phenomenon can change meaning depending on geographical scale from district to city to nation and a global scale.

  • 4.
    Sjöblom, Paul
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Tolvhed, HelenaStockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Idrott, historia och samhälle: Svenska idrottshistoriska föreningens årskrift 20142014Collection (editor) (Refereed)
  • 5.
    Sjöblom, Paul
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Tolvhed, HelenaStockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Idrott, historia och samhälle: Svenska idrottshistoriska föreningens årsskrift 20122012Collection (editor) (Refereed)
  • 6.
    Sjöblom, Paul
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Tolvhed, HelenaStockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Idrott, historia och samhälle: Svenska idrottshistoriska föreningens årsskrift 20132013Collection (editor) (Refereed)
  • 7.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    1983: Benvärmare och trikåer2020In: År: historiker berättar / [ed] Anna Götlind, Magnus Linnarsson, Stockholm: Appell förlag , 2020Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 8.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    A Sound Citizen in a Sound Body: Sport and the Issue of Women’s Emancipation in 1920s Sweden2015In: Journal of women's history, ISSN 1042-7961, E-ISSN 1527-2036, Vol. 27, no 2, p. 37-61Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This article focuses on a rare phenomenon: a feminist sport federation active in Sweden during the 1920s. The analysis of rhetoric and ideas on women’s sport show how the association wanted to both politicize sport and enter the sport arena. Women’s sport was regarded as part of an ongoing modernization process, where women needed to develop physical strength and stamina. Through practicing sport, women would be “fit for society,” the Swedish Women’s Federation for Physical Culture (SKCFK) emphatically presented their vision of the female body as productive and capable, with strengths that should be further developed through exercise. Representatives of the federation spoke against biologizing statements about women’s fragile physique. When the activities of SKCFK faded out in the beginning of the 1930s, it meant the end of separate women’s sport in Sweden. It was not until the influence of the feminist second wave during the 1970s that gender equality was put on the agenda of the Swedish Sport movement.

  • 9.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Blod, svett och tårar: Kvinnokampen inom idrott - dåtid, nutid, framtid - En essä om filmen The Battle of the Sexes2014Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
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  • 10.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Building Her Body: Representing and Negotiating Femininity and Muscularity in Swedish Bodybuilding Magazines, 1962-20122019In: Building Bodies: Transnational Historical Approaches to Sport, Gender and Ethnicities, Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren, 2019, p. 153-170Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 11.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Den smala lyckan: Om hälsa som ideologi och om fett som norm- och samhällskritik2017In: Protes, metafor och den obsoleta kroppen / [ed] Hedda Viå, Samuel Richter, Stockholm: Kungliga konsthögskolan , 2017, p. 55-61Chapter in book (Other academic)
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  • 12.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    En kvinnlig Hercules? En studie av bodybuilding för kvinnor från 1960 till 2000-tal2020In: Idrott, historia & samhälle, ISSN 0280-2775, p. 43-58Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 13.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Ewy Rosqvist, rally queen: Gender, identity and car racing at the beginning of the 1960s2017In: Sport in Society: Cultures, Media, Politics, Commerce, ISSN 1743-0437, E-ISSN 1743-0445, Vol. 20, no 8, p. 1047-1058Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Ewy Rosqvist, born in 1929, is one of Sweden’s most internationally successful rally drivers. The peak of her career was winning the Argentina Grand Prix in 1962, defeating 286 carriages, all with male drivers and co-drivers. This article analyses how the press represented Ewy as a female rally driver, challenging historical notions of women’s weakness and passivity. The results show how the ‘gender trouble’ was negotiated through representing Ewy as a competent driver who was also genuinely feminine as soon as she got out of the car. Furthermore, I discuss Ewy’s subjective experiences, using her autobiography and my interview with her from 2013. The results indicate that she used the opportunities her femininity offered, while at the same time not accepting being limited by her gender – hence occupying conforming as well as subversive approaches. In hindsight, she attributes her accomplishments more firmly to her own individual skills and competitiveness, demonstrating the time-bound character of ‘doing’ femininity.

  • 14.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Exercising power? The (post-)feminist politics of the “fit” female body in late modernity: 2018In: Gender, history, futures: report from the XI Nordic Women's and gender history conference, Stockholm, Sweden, August 19–21 2015 / [ed] Daniel Nyström, Johanna Overud, Umeå: Sveriges kvinno- och genushistoriker , 2018, p. 139-147Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    During the last decades of the 1900’s, a commercial health industry transformed the previous Swedish public health regimen character-ized by strong state control. Running and exercising at gyms are now widely practiced, and new products, diets and trends constant-ly appear. In the ongoing research project “From people’s health to “healthism”?: New femininities and masculinities in health and exercise from 1970” (Vetenskapsrådet), I explore the changing dis-courses on health. I will attempt to connect historical research on health in Sweden, which has tended to focus on state documents while overlooking the decentralization and commercialization of health, with international research on health and body as central to late modern individual lifestyle projects. Relevant historical contexts here are liberalization and intensification of consumerist society, the emergence of a ‘flexible’ labor market and women’s changing so-cio-economic status and increased importance as part of the work force and as consumers.

  • 15.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Fortfarande lång väg kvar innan idrotten blir jämställd: (DN Debatt 2012-07-27)2012Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 16.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Friidrott och frigörelse: kvinnors idrott på 1920-talet2013In: Svensk Idrottsforskning: Organ för Centrum för Idrottsforskning, ISSN 1103-4629, no 2Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    I rösträttens kölvatten på 1920-talet startades idrottsförbund för enbart kvinnor. Ett var Svenska kvinnors centralförbund för fysisk kultur med en inre kärna av högprofilerade läkare och gymnastikdirek - törer. Med feministiska utgångspunkter betraktade de idrotten som ett medel för att stärka kvinnors hälsa, arbetsduglighet och frigörelse.

  • 17.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Från folkhälsa till ”hälsoism”? Nya femininiteter och maskuliniteter inom hälsa och träning från 19702019In: Idrottsforum.org/Nordic sport science forum, ISSN 1652-7224, no 3 juniArticle in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Detta nu avslutade forskningsprojekt (finansierat av Vetenskapsrådet 2014-2017) har utifrån kultur- och genushistoriska perspektiv undersökt den hälso- och träningskultur som sedan 1970-talet i ökande grad har präglat kroppspraktiker och kroppsideal i Sverige. 

  • 18.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Hälsosam femininitet och postfeministiska subjekt: En undersökning av hälso- och träningsmagasinet iForm 1987, 1997 och 20072016In: Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap, ISSN 1654-5443, E-ISSN 2001-1377, Vol. 37, no 3, p. 77-94Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    During the last decades of the 1900’s, a commercial health industry transformed a previous Swedish public health regimen characterized by strong state control. Running and exercising at gyms are now widely practiced, and new products, diets and trends appear constantly. Part of this is a booming market of health- and fitness magazines, and this article examines one of the more popular titles on the Swedish market, iForm, during the years 1987, 1997 and 2007. 

    An ideology of “healthism” has been identified as salient to neoliberal late-modern society, where health and a fit body are important lifestyle markers and metaphors for the good life. This includes historically new gender ideals – the well-trained female body and the appearance-oriented (“meterosexual”, or later “spornosexual”) man – closely associated with diet and exercise practices.

    This article discusses the “fit” woman as a historically new ideal and engages in the feminist debate on how to understand her: is she a norm-breaking emancipatory figure, or a post-feminist celebration of the strong individual communicating the message that there is no longer a need for feminist struggle?

    The study indicates that a discourse of individualism and personal responsibility gets more prominent during the time period. Sport and play are replaced by more “rational” forms of exercise, for example in the gym. The very definition of health becomes more narrow; areas such as sex and relationships has disappeared from the magazine in 2007, as has more general educational articles on the body. Instead, the focus on diet and exercise has increased.

    Furthermore, the study of iForm shows that the models used to represent “health” are conventionally beautiful, smiling, white and predominately thin rather than obviously muscular. This, I conclude, limit the destabilizing potential of the “fit” woman in iForm.

  • 19.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Inte helt övertygande studie av kön och makt i de olympiska spelen: [Recension av boken Sex, Power and the Games av Kath Woodward]2013In: Idrottsforum.org, ISSN 1652-7224, no 27/8Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 20.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Kroppen och emancipationen: om idrott och fysisk aktivitet som genushistorisk utmaning2012In: Scandia, ISSN 0036-5483, Vol. 78, no 2:S, p. 84-91Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The article argues for sport and physical culture to be recognized as a fruitful field for gender history research. I would argue that different forms of physical activity should be considered part of the processes that create, reproduce, or challenge current gender positions - and identifications - be it symbolically, structurally, or individually. Women's sport challenges the historical linkage of femininity and passivity, as well as calling into question the 'naturalness' of the body and gender. Physical activity shapes the body in historically or culturally specific ways at the same time as the body, by embodying or challenging norms, in turn shapes history The empirical examples discussed include Svenska Kvinnors Centralforbund for Fysisk Kultur (the Swedish Women's Central Federation of Physical Culture), an association that was active in the inter-war period and had close links to Sweden's liberal women's movement. Based on a feminist analysis, bodily activity and strength are here viewed in relation to women's emancipation.

  • 21.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    "Kvinnor – ta hand om privatiseringen av offentliga sektorn”: Marknaden som lösning på jämställdhetsproblemet2023In: Marknadens tid: Mellan folkhemskapitalism och nyliberalism / [ed] Jenny Andersson; Nikolas Glover; Orsi Husz; David Larsson Heidenblad, Nordic Academic Press, 2023, p. 147-165Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 22.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Kvinnor som lyfter: om skrot och självkänsla2021In: Idrottsforum.org/Nordic sport science forum, ISSN 1652-7224Article, book review (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [sv]

    Med titeln Knäböj tar Sara Martinssons Augustpris-nominerade essäbok ett fyndigt avstamp i Sven Lindqvists Bänkpress, utgiven 1988. Lindqvists bok är en associativ reflektion om betydelsen av kroppslig styrka som kombineras med berättelsen om hur författaren själv kliver in i källargymmets gemenskap. Sara Martinssons bok har ett liknande upplägg, men mot bänkpressen som emblematisk värdemätare för manlig styrka ställer hon en annan av styrketräningens grundövningar med skivstång: knäböjen. Denna övning är, menar hon, ”det optimala kvinnliga styrkeprovet”, väl lämpad för kroppar med låg tyngdpunkt och hög andel av musklerna på underkroppen.

  • 23.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Norsk avhandling: Kvinnor och idrott mellan världskrigen – en nedslående historia2013In: Idrott, historia & samhälle, ISSN 0280-2775Article, book review (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Kerstin Bornholdts avhandling i historia inleds med en skildring av historiens första olympiska 800-meterslopp för kvinnor, genomfört i Amsterdam 1928. Spännvidden i vittnesuppgifterna är påfallande: där någon skakas av åsynen av kvinnor som utmattade kollapsar efter att ha passerat mållinjen, ser andra en helt normal trötthet efter genomförd tävling. Den förhärskande bilden kom dock bli den att ett flertal av deltagarna var utpumpade intill medvetslöshet. Föga hjälpte det att en kvinnlig läkare, Hede Bergmann, efter ett möte med de kanadensiskor som orsakat allra mest upprörda känslor kunde förmedla att de hade kastat sig till marken inte av utmattning, utan i besvikelse och frustration över den egna otillräckliga tävlingsinsatsen. Inte heller det faktum att samma kanadensiskor dagen därpå erövrade guldet i 100-meterstafetten tycks ha haft någon betydelse. Skandalen var ett faktum och skräckbilden ”Amsterdam 1928” etablerad för lång tid framöver. Det skulle dröja ända till 1960 innan kvinnor återigen tilläts springa så långt som 800 meter i olympiska sammanhang.

  • 24.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Oregerliga kroppar: Fetma som situation, motstånd och kritik i Roxane Gays kroppsbiografi Hunger2018In: Plats för makt: En vänbok till Monika Edgren / [ed] Ulrika Holgersson, Helena Tolvhed, Makadam Förlag, 2018, p. 195-209Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 25.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    På damsidan: femininitet, motstånd och makt i svensk idrott 1920-19902015Book (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Kvinnors idrott har historiskt sett ofta betraktats som opassande och osedlig, och ansetts kunna leda till ett skadligt ”förmanligande” av kropp och sinne. Svett, andfåddhet, muskler och tävlan uppfattades länge som själva motsatsen till idealiserad kvinnlighet, och kvinnors idrottsutövning utgjorde dessutom en ovälkommen konkurrens om ekonomiska resurser. Möjligen kunde kvinnornas deltagande också ha en feminiserande inverkan på själva idrotten.

    Historikern Helena Tolvhed undersöker spänningsförhållandet mellan å ena sidan idrott som en mansdominerad och maskuliniserad arena, och å andra sidan kvinnokroppar och femininitet. Genom studier av kvinnors friidrott på 1920- och 1930-talen, av den tidiga feministiska föreningen Svenska Kvinnors Centralförbund för Fysisk Kultur, av 1960-talets rallydrottning Ewy Rosqvist och av handbollsspelare som kämpat för jämlika villkor visar Tolvhed idrotten som en historisk arena för underordning och marginalisering, men också för gemenskap och frigörelse.

    Här placeras damidrotten mitt i de kultur- och genusvetenskapliga diskussioner som teoretiserat kroppen som kulturellt formad och levd men samtidigt materiell och del av identitetsskapande processer. I relation till 1900-talets allmänna samhällsförändringar vad gäller kvinnors villkor inom politik, arbetsmarknad och utbildning diskuterar Tolvhed hur genus har skapats, utmanats och omförhandlats på idrottens ”damsida”.

  • 26.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Recension av J.A. Mangan, Manufactured’ Masculinity: Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism2012In: idrottsforum.org, ISSN 1652-7224Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 27.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Sex Dilemmas, Amazons and Cyborgs: Feminist Cultural Studies and Sport2013In: Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research, ISSN 2000-1525, E-ISSN 2000-1525, Vol. 5, p. 273-289Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    In this article, I discuss sport and physical activities as a field of empirical investigation for feminist cultural studies with a potential to contribute to theorizing the body, gender and difference. Sport has, historically, served to legitimize and reinforce the gender dichotomy by making men “masculine” through developing physical strength and endurance, while women generally have been excluded or directed towards activities fostering a “feminine suppleness”. The recent case of runner Caster Semenya, who was subjected to extensive gender tests, demonstrates how athletic superiority and “masculine” attributes in women still today stir public emotions and evoke cultural anxieties of gender blurring. But the rigid gender boundaries have also made sport a field of transgressions. From the “Soviet amazon” of the Cold War, transgressions in sport have publicly demonstrated, but also pushed, the boundaries of cultural understandings of gender. Gender verification tests have exposed a continuum of bodies that cannot easily be arranged into two stable, separate gender categories.

    In spite of the so called “corporeal turn”, sport is still rather neglected within cultural studies and feminist research. This appears to be linked to a degradation, and fear, of the body and of the risk that women – once again – be reduced to biology and physical capacity. But studies of sport might further develop understandings of the processes through which embodied knowledge and subjectivity isproduced, in a way that overcomes the split between corporeality and discursive regimes or representations. Furthermore, with the fitness upsurge since the 1980s, the athletic female body has emerged as a cultural ideal and a rare validation of “female masculinity” (Halberstam) in popular culture. This is an area well-suited for “third wave” feminist cultural studies that are at ease with complexities and contradictions: the practices and commercialized images of the sportswoman are potentially both oppressive and empowering.

  • 28.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    “Svenskhet - das Schwedische ‘Wir-Verständnis’ imSpannungsfeld von Ost und West und die Olympischen Spiele in den 1950er-Jahren2013In: Freunde oder Feinde? : Sportberichterstattung in Ost und West während des Kalten Krieges / [ed] Christoph Bertling & Evelyn Mertin, Köln: Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln , 2013, p. 44-68Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 29.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    "Sådana borde alla kvinnor vara, sunda, spänstiga och välbalanserade": Svenska kvinnors centralförbund för fysisk kultur och tidskriften Tidevarvet i mellankrigstid2012In: Hyllade kroppar: Idrotten i arkiven / [ed] Cattis Grant, Stockholm: Riksarkivet , 2012Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 30.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    ”… tendenser, som vi icke böra gå in för”. Riksidrottsförbundet och frågan om kvinnors friidrott i Sverige 1927-19392013In: Idrott, historia & samhälle, ISSN 0280-2775, p. 40-69Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 31.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    The sports woman as a cultural challenge: Swedish popular press coverage of the olympic games during the 1950s and 1960s2012In: International Journal of the History of Sport, ISSN 0952-3367, E-ISSN 1743-9035, Vol. 29, no 2, p. 302-317Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    In this article, popular press coverage of summer and winter Olympic Games in Swedish popular and illustrated magazines during the 1950s and 1960s is analysed as part of a process of everyday affirmation of national and gender identity. First, it is shown how Swedish male athletes are represented in the media as active and forceful male bodies, competing for national honour. The article then moves on to an analysis of representation of female Olympians, and how ‘our’ Swedish girls are discursively linked to a Western, attractive and modern womanhood. In the Cold War context of the 1950s and 1960s, female athletes from Communist states were held out as contrasting examples. Media representation focusing on the good looks and attractiveness of female athletes is read as cultural negotiations of the challenge of women's sport. It is argued that female Olympians were visually and textually represented as women rather than as athletes. This is related to the Swedish historical context, where the female body was a crucial site and symbol for the separation of gendered spheres. The article concludes that the configuration of femininity does not, as in the decades around 1900, refer to biology but rather to social and cultural necessities.

  • 32.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Träningslandskap i förändring – "hälsoism" och gymkultur som utmaningar och möjligheter för föreningsidrotten2017In: Idrottens samhällsnytta: en vetenskaplig översikt av idrottsrörelsens mervärden för individ och samhälle / [ed] Johan Faskunger, Paul Sjöblom, Stockholm: Riksidrottsförbundet , 2017, p. 213-224Chapter in book (Other academic)
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  • 33.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Vetenskapliggörandet av längdskidåkning: Daniel Svensson, Scientizing Performance in Endurance Sports: The Emergence of ’Rational Training’ in Cross-Country Skiing, 1930–19802017In: Historisk Tidskrift, ISSN 0345-469X, E-ISSN 2002-4827, Vol. 137, no 4, p. 704-709Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 34.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Arnberg, Klara
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History and International Relations.
    Vittnesmål på sociala medier: @svart kvinna och #metoo2019In: Könspolitiska nyckeltexter: Från Det går an till #metoo / [ed] Klara Arnberg, Fia Sundevall, David Tjeder, Göteborg: Makadam Förlag, 2019, 2, p. 499-506Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 35.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Hakola, Outi
    The Individualization of Health in Late Modernity2018In: Conceptualising Public Health: Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts / [ed] Johannes Kananen; Sophy Bergenheim; Merle Wessel, London: Routledge, 2018Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    In the late twentieth century, the emergence of late modernism and neo-liberalism, which have been characterised by consumption and individual expression, has made room for an individualisation of health. Following Nikolas Rose in 1999, the new modes of regulating health builds on self-management and a discourse of freedom of choice. Health and a fit body have emerged as metaphors for a good life and moral citizenship.

    This chapter examines the new discourse on health and the challenge it poses to previous public health regimes. Has the individual become responsible for the prevention of illness? What are the new ideals and standards regarding health and fitness, and how are agendas and frameworks set? And, what kind of space is there for individual agency and autonomy?

    The changes in health discourse are studied through empirical examples from media materials. We will look into the issues of commercialisation and individualisation of health through Swedish health and fitness magazines (1960–2010) and Finnish health journalism (2010–2016), and analyse the new norms in health management as well as the meanings and impacts related to it.

  • 36.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Johansson, Roger
    Ristilammi, Per-Markku
    Zlatan som monument och tidsspegel2020In: Människor, mening och motstånd: en vänbok till professor Mats Greiff / [ed] Stefan Nyzell, Susan Lindholm, Malmö: Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle, Malmö universitet , 2020Chapter in book (Other academic)
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