Football and the Women's World Cup: Organisation, Media and Fandom

Football and the Women's World Cup: Organisation, Media and Fandom

by Carrie Dunn

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137567321
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/04/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 95
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carrie Dunn is a journalist and academic who has been combining research, teaching and professional practice since 2005. Her research interests include fandom, sport, feminism and the consumption of popular culture. Her recent books include Female Football Fans (Palgrave Pivot, 2014) and Football and the FA Women's Super League (Palgrave Pivot, 2015).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction – the Women's World Cup
2. The history of women's football
3. Women's World Cup 2015 – researching the experience of fans
4. The experience of England fans in Canada and in domestic competition
5. Gender, identity and football
6. Women's World Cup 2015 – the media's reaction
7. Conclusions – going forward

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