A Sociologist Goes to a Soccer Game…: What Freud Would Have to Say about Us Fan Girls

I don’t know anything about soccer or any other sport for that matter – but I really like what thesociologyofsoccer is doing here. I’ve been working on the idea of fangirls, but looking more about how it fits in with the construction of female heterosexuality (more posts on this a little down the track). This is a nice analysis with respect to sport.  

Via:

thesociologyofsoccer:

(photo from google images)

Let’s talk about sex.

Now that I’ve got your attention, I am actually going to talk about sex and why we’re all a collective case study in the repression of sexual impulses. Ever wonder why Carles Puyol doesn’t get nearly as many adoring fans as Sergio…

A Sociologist Goes to a Soccer Game…: What Freud Would Have to Say about Us Fan Girls

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