Sporting Equality: Title IX Thirty Years Later (Paperback)

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Description


As part of its Education Amendments, the United States Congress passed Title IX in 1972 to ensure that no person should be discriminated against in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. In the decades since, Title IX has had, among other effects, a marked increase on school athletic programs for women and girls at both the high school and college levels. Despite this, a range of questions have been raised about the effectiveness of the federal government's enforcement, and also the impact on male athletics. The government can enact legislation, but how it works remains the domain of administrators at one end and thousands of athletes at the other. Sporting Equality reviews the impact of Title IX thirty years after its passage, and suggests future areas of contention.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780765808486
ISBN-10: 076580848X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 1st, 2005
Pages: 188
Language: English