Gender, feminism and football studies


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Caudwell, Jayne (2011) Gender, feminism and football studies Soccer and Society, 12 (3). pp. 330-344. ISSN 1466-0970

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In this article, I explore some of the ways gender has been interpreted over time within different feminisms and how this might be of use to a critical football studies. I move between different feminist emphases, which include consideration of the ‘category of woman’, the ‘category of gender’ and the ‘category of femininities’ and specifically in relation to football contexts. This simple model of feminist categories (‘woman’, ‘gender’ and ‘femininities’) intends to capture some of the histories of feminist theoretical development and available modes of feminist analyses. I use these categories to demonstrate the depth and breadth of feminism and the range of feminist theory available for future research and study of football and its many cultures.

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies > L321 Women's Studies
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1080/14660970.2011.568099
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 03:01
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2015 14:12

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