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Football and the FA Women’s Super League

Structure, Governance and Impact

Authors: Dunn, C., Welford, J.

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Women's football is the fastest growing participation sport in the UK. This book critically explores women's elite football from a sociological perspective, analysing the growth, governance and impact of the FA Women's Super League from its inception onwards.

About the authors

Carrie Dunn is a journalist and academic, and is currently a Lecturer in Sports Journalism at the University of East London, UK. Her research interests include fandom, sport and feminism and her recent books include Female Football Fans (Palgrave, 2014).

Joanna Welford is a Research Associate at the University of Loughborough, UK. Her research focuses largely on gender and sport, with a particular interest in women's football, the governance of football and its supporters.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Dunn, Carrie (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • The FAWSL’s Context within the History of Women’s Football

    Dunn, Carrie (et al.)

    Pages 7-16

  • The Launch of the FAWSL

    Dunn, Carrie (et al.)

    Pages 17-31

  • The Expansion of the FAWSL

    Dunn, Carrie (et al.)

    Pages 32-42

  • The FAWSL2 Controversy: Doncaster Belles and Lincoln Ladies

    Dunn, Carrie (et al.)

    Pages 43-58

Buy this book

eBook $49.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-48032-3
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $70.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-48031-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-50265-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Football and the FA Women’s Super League
Book Subtitle
Structure, Governance and Impact
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48032-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137480323
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48031-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50265-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 112
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