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Title Sport and its female fans [electronic resource] / edited by Kim Toffoletti and Peter Mewett.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Routledge research in sport, culture and society ; 17.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Sports spectators.
Women -- Social life and customs.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Gender identity.
Added Author Toffoletti, Kim.
Mewett, Peter.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780415883818 0415883814 (DLC) 2012007169
ISBN 1136234845 (electronic bk.)
9781136234842 (electronic bk.)
9780415883818 (hardback)
0415883814 (hardback)
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