Book Chapter

Watching football in the fan park: Mediatization, spectatorship and fan identity

Publication

Chapter Authors
Karin Becker, Robert Kautsky, Andreas Widholm

Publisher
Ashgate

Details

  • Type:
    Book Chapter (peer reviewed)
  • Anthology:
    The Ashgate research companion to fan cultures
  • Published:
    2014
  • Publisher:
  • Language:
    English

About the Authors

Karin Becker

Karin Becker is Professor Emerita in Media Studies. Her career began at Indiana University (Ph.D. 1976) and at the University of Iowa, where she taught photojournalism and visual communication before moving to Sweden in 1987. She joined the facul... Read more

Andreas Widholm

Andreas Widholm is Associate Professor of journalism in the Department of Media Studies (IMS) at Stockholm University, Sweden. His research addresses the relationship between media, politics and culture with a particular focus on journalism and so... Read more

Reference

Becker, K., Kautsky, R. and Widholm, A. (2014). Watching football in the fan park: Mediatization, spectatorship and fan identity. In: L. Duits, S. Reijnders and K. Zwaan, eds., The Ashgate research companion to fan cultures, Farnham: Ashgate.