Posts Tagged ‘sociology’

  1. Nineties women’s taste in footballers shows increased open-mindedness – Part 2

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    May 7, 2012 by Jenni Hutchinson

    Part 1 of this article, entitled “Nineties women are cosmopolitan, eighties women have mellowed with age, and we all love Beckham”, can be found here.
    Question 6: Which of the following statements apply to you now?

    Didier Drogba

    These statements asked women whether they liked men of the same, or different, nationality or ethnicity; whether religious and political factors were important to them when choosing a partner; whether or not they liked conventional men; whether or not they would like to fulfil a traditional woman’s role in the home; and whether or not they value their independence.


  2. Nineties women are cosmopolitan, eighties women have mellowed with age, and we all love Beckham.

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    April 21, 2012 by Jenni Hutchinson

    First of all, I would like to thank the wonderful admins of Kickette for sharing the link to the survey that was used to create this article on their Twitter page, which quadrupled the number of responses.

    96 different women (and one male Facebook friend, being silly) answered seven questions about the men and boys they liked when they were teenagers, those they like now, and their favourite footballers. There are many things I wanted to get a handle on by running this survey. I wanted to do it about football because I like football. You could do it with anything. Perhaps a parallel survey could tell us about how those of us who like footballers differ from those who like boy-bands, although, reading the aforementioned Kickette and puzzling over why anyone would drool over Gareth Bale or Joe Hart, I suspect the results would be similar. Without further ado, here’s what we found.


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