Women's sports : what everyone needs to know / Jaime Schultz
Book | Oxford University Press | 2018
Available at WCTC General Collection (GV709 .S38 2018)

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xviii, 243 pages ; 21 cm
Gender group: gdr Women lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-237) and index.
Contents
Why women's sport matters -- A brief history of women's sport -- The Influence of Title IX -- Gender and sport -- Sexualities and sport -- Sex segregation -- The Olympic and Paralympic Games -- Women, sport, and the media -- Professional opportunities -- The sport-health connection -- Moving on.
Summary
"Using historical, contemporary, scholarly, and popular sources, Schultz traces the progress and pitfalls of women's involvement in sport. In the signature question-and-answer format of the What Everyone Needs to Know series, this ... book clarifies misconceptions that dog women's athletics and offers ... context and history to illuminate the struggles and inequalities sportswomen continue to face"--Publisher marketing.
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9780190657703 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
0190657707 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9780190657710 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0190657715 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
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