The Resource Sport and Its Female Fans

Sport and Its Female Fans

Label
Sport and Its Female Fans
Title
Sport and Its Female Fans
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why do women follow sports? How do they participate from the sidelines and what is the significance of this contribution? What can female fandom tell us about gender relations in sport? This book explores these and related questions by bringing together the varied strands of research being conducted internationally across the social sciences and humanities on this emerging and topical field. While sports spectatorship is a popular and well-respected site of analysis, no book-length, scholarly contribution documents women's experiences of sports fandom. For this reason, there is an obvious need
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
796.082
Index
index present
LC call number
GV715
LC item number
.S64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Label
Sport and Its Female Fans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Stoic observers or fanatic fans? Women ice hockey spectators in 1930s North America / Russell Field -- The ladies stand / Fiona Allon -- 'Forever ultras' : female football support in Italy / Rinella Cere -- Women fans of the rodeo : circuit friends, helpmates and buckle bunnies / Carol Y. Thompson and Craig J. Forsyth -- The meaning of sport in the lives of 'hot' and 'cool' female fans of football and rugby union / Stacey Pope -- "Oh yes, he is hot" : female football fans and the sexual objectification of sportsmen's bodies / Kim Toffoletti and Peter Mewett -- Fantasy, fun and identity construction among female fans of rugby union / Camilla Obel -- Reading the commodified female sports fan : interrogating strategic dirt and characterization in commercial narratives / Lawrence A. Wenner -- How do women talk sports? Women sports fans in a blog community / Marie Hardin and Erin Whiteside -- Empowerment through sport? Female fans, women's sport, and the construction of gendered fandom / Lindsey Meân
Control code
ocn818114679
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136234842
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
402202
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35362443
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818114679
  • pebco1136234845

Library Locations

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