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The Solheim Cup: media representations of golf, gender and national identity (Pre-published)
(Emerald publishing, 2021-11-29)
The increasing inclusion of women in sport has been mediated by societal gendered expectations. It is an oft-cited notion that sport is “an institution created by and for men” (Messner and Sabo, 1990: 9), and sport is ...
'Top of the tree': examining the print news portrayal of the world's best female amateur golfer during her transition to professional golf (Pre-published)
(Cork University Press, 2020-05-20)
Sport occupies a central position in Irish social and cultural life, yet has been relatively marginal within the academy. Significant research has been undertaken by individual scholars, and various important books have ...
Women, war and sport: the battle of the 2019 Solheim Cup (Pre-published)
(Taylor and Francis, 2021-05-29)
One of the most significant and/or prevalent symbols of nationhood is to be found in the international (men’s) sporting arena. Sport is often imbued with notions of national identity and war, although the sport of golf ...