project . 2021 - 2023 . On going

Media, Sport and Stakeholding - exploring the sport media ecosystems and gender equity in Canada and the UK

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: NE/V020439/1
  • Funded under: NERC Funder Contribution: 7,207 GBP
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    31 May 2021
    End Date
    30 Jul 2023
Description
ESRC : Hannah Thompson : ES/P000711/1 Investing in girls' and women's sport participation has been shown to support long-term achievement (Ickovics et al., 2014), and leads to higher earnings and job quality (Cabane & Clark, 2015). Research has found that a 10% increase in girls' sport participation led to a 1% increase in university applications and a 1-2% increase in participation in the workforce, particularly in male-dominated industries and high skill occupations (Stevenson, 2010). Thus, sport participation plays a role in the development of human capital for girls and women. Research has also shown that girls who have active women athletes as role mode...
Description
ESRC : Hannah Thompson : ES/P000711/1 Investing in girls' and women's sport participation has been shown to support long-term achievement (Ickovics et al., 2014), and leads to higher earnings and job quality (Cabane & Clark, 2015). Research has found that a 10% increase in girls' sport participation led to a 1% increase in university applications and a 1-2% increase in participation in the workforce, particularly in male-dominated industries and high skill occupations (Stevenson, 2010). Thus, sport participation plays a role in the development of human capital for girls and women. Research has also shown that girls who have active women athletes as role mode...
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