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ERIC Number: ED362471
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
The Gender Equity Movement in Women's Sports: A Literature Review and Recommendations.
Karr-Kidwell, PJ; Sorenson, Karen
This paper provides a review of the literature published between 1973 and 1993 related to the gender equity movement on varsity and collegiate levels of women's sports, and offers recommendations for women's sports into the 21st century. The paper focuses on the equity movement in the 20th century, including a historical perspective of women in sports, issues and concerns regarding the female athlete, legal remedies to end discrimination in women's sports, and the future potential of female athletes. Recommendations include ensuring equal media recognition; making compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 a condition for membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association; increasing the number of college scholarships offered to women athletes; and having female athletic administrators regulate and evaluate women's athletic programs. (Contains approximately 45 references.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A