‘Which player do you fancy then?’ Locating the female ethnographer in the field of the sociology of sport

  title={‘Which player do you fancy then?’ Locating the female ethnographer in the field of the sociology of sport},
  author={Jessica Richards},
  journal={Soccer \& Society},
  pages={393 - 404}
This article examines the gendered nature of sport fan ethnographies and addresses the often-overlooked relationship between a researcher’s gender identity and their research environment. It seeks to critically explore the debates that surround female researchers in masculine settings, and argues that the position of a female researcher is both enabling and limiting within the scope of data collection on football fans. Drawing on a qualitative data-set that examines football fans of Everton… Expand
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