Sport, Gender and Representation: The Women's Gaelic Players' Association

Katie Liston, Aoife Lane

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Liston and Lane examine gender equality efforts and sports
in Ireland. They discuss the Women’s Gaelic Players’ Association (WGPA) as a voice for female athletes and other such interventions regarding women in sports. Liston and Lane conclude with an overview of the challenges still to overcome within the culture of sports.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Business and Culture of Sport
Subtitle of host publicationSociety, Politics, Economy, Environment
EditorsJoseph Maguire, Mark Falcous, Katie Liston
Place of PublicationUS
PublisherGale
Chapter26
Pages399-411
Number of pages13
Volume3
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780028665030
ISBN (Print)9780028665016
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 30 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Gaelic games
  • Gender (in)equality
  • International Working Group for Women and Sport
  • sports
  • gender
  • representation

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  • Research Output

    Some reflections on women's sports

    Liston, KK., 18 Jun 2005, Sport and the Irish. Dublin: University College Dublin, p. 206-223

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Cite this

    Liston, K., & Lane, A. (Accepted/In press). Sport, Gender and Representation: The Women's Gaelic Players' Association. In J. Maguire, M. Falcous, & K. Liston (Eds.), The Business and Culture of Sport: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment (1st ed., Vol. 3, pp. 399-411). Gale.