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'Write when it hurts. Then write till it doesn’t’: athlete voice and the lived realities of one female professional athlete (Pre-published)
Digital media has played a central role in promoting women’s sport, where female athletes are increasingly using online platforms to control their own representations and challenge male dominated sporting institutions. ...
'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 ...
'Wow these girls can play’: sex integration in professional golf (Pre-published)
Men and women typically operate in separate spaces in the sporting world, with sport being one of the few social institutions that continues to segregate the two sexes. The culture of golf, like sport more broadly, is ...