The Feminization of Sports Fandom: A Sociological Study

The Feminization of Sports Fandom: A Sociological Study

by Stacey Pope

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317425380
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/08/2017
Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Stacey Pope is Senior Lecturer in Sport in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Women’s Changing Leisure Lives

3. Changes in Professional Sport and the Feminization of Sports Fandom

4. Continuity and Change in the Lives of Female Sports Fans

5. Women, Sport and a Sense of Place

6. Rivalry and Class Distinction between Female Football and Rugby Union Fans

7. The Meaning and Importance of Sport for Female Fans

8. Conclusion

Appendix: Research Participants

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