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Getting in the Game : title IX and the women's sport revolution

Author: Deborah L Brake
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2012.
Series: Critical America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Title IX, a landmark federal statute enacted in 1972 to prohibit sex discrimination in education, has worked its way into American culture as few other laws have. The author assesses the statute's  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah L Brake
ISBN: 9780814799659 0814799655
OCLC Number: 819133645
Description: 287 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Feminism of Title IX 1 Separate Is Equal? 2 Integration Rights: Girls Playing with Boys and Boys Playing with Girls 3 The Three-Part Test and the Opportunity to Play 4 Complicating Equal Participation: What Counts as a Sport, Which Sports Should Women Play, and Which Women Should Play Them? 5 Cutting Men's Opportunities to Help Women? Title IX and Leveling Down 6 Treatment as an Equal 7 The Dilemma of Difference and the "Problem" of Pregnancy 8 Beyond Equal Access: Retaliation, Coaching, and Sexual Harassment Conclusion Notes Selected Bibliography Index About the Author
Series Title: Critical America
Responsibility: Deborah L. Brake.


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Brake provides an adept, comprehensive analysis of the legislation, the disagreements generated by its enactment and enforcement, and its related litigation. Her critical commentary also offers an Read more...

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