Female Football Players and Fans : Intruding into a Man's World

This edited collection draws on social science approaches to provide insights into the world of women’s football and female fans. Providing in-depth analysis of the development of the women’s game in different European countries, it examines both the experiences of female fans of men’s football and...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Pfister, Gertrud (Editor), Pope, Stacey (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
Series:Football Research in an Enlarged Europe
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Women’s Football and Female Players
  • 2. It’s Still a Man’s Game? The Experiences of Top-Level European Women Footballers; Sheila Scraton, Kari Fasting, Gertrud Pfister and Ana Bunuel
  • 3. Women, Football and European Integration: Aims, Questions, Methodological and Theoretical Approaches; Gertrud Pfister
  • 4. The Beginnings of Women’s Football in South-Western Germany: From a Spectacle to a Sport Event; Markwart Herzog
  • 5. Women’s Football Leagues in Europe – Organizational and Economic Perspectives; Marie-Luise Klein
  • 6. Outsiders on the Inside: Integrating Women’s and Men’s Football Clubs in England; Jo Welford
  • 7. ‘Who Could Name an England Women’s Footballer?’: Female Fans of Men’s Football and their Views of Women’s Football in England; Stacey Pope
  • Section 2: Female Football Fans and their Experiences
  • 8. A Socio-Historical Account of Female Experiences of Football