Playing Nice and Losing by Ying Wushanley
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Playing Nice and Losing
By Ying Wushanley

Playing Nice and Losing

The Struggle for Control of Women's Intercollegiate Athletics,1960-2000

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Playing Nice and Losing by Ying Wushanley

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For nearly a century, women physical educators kept an iron-fist control of women's intercollegiate athletics within the "sex-separate" spheres of college campuses and under an "educational model" of competition. According to the author, Ying Wushanley, that control began to loosen significantly when Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments in 1972. Title IX meant greater opportunities for women in educational activities, including intercollegiate athletics, Ten years after the passage of the law, however, women not only gave up their "educational model" but also lost their power and control of women's intercollegiate athletics. Playing Nice and Losing looks into the evolution of women's intercollegiate athletics from a historical perspective and examines the demise of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815630456
ISBN-10: 081563045X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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