Identity and Discursive Practice: Doing Gender on the Football Pitch

@inproceedings{Men2001IdentityAD,
  title={Identity and Discursive Practice: Doing Gender on the Football Pitch},
  author={Lindsey J. Me{\^a}n},
  year={2001}
}
Sport is a highly potent site for the construction of masculine identity and, as the dominant sport in many countries, it is football that is especially linked to masculinity, national and local identities. Consequently, the increasing number of women entering the field of football comprises a direct threat to masculine identity, creating a significant site of gender conflict. Based upon the proposition that identity is constructed and enacted in talk, this article presents an analysis of an… CONTINUE READING

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