Many know Title IX as groundbreaking legislation that protects people from sex-based discrimination in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Yet, many do not know the history of womenas sports before Title IX, the history of the amendment, and the struggle for its implementation. These topics and more are discussed in Wareas well-researched and reader-friendly Introduction, followed by 26 provocative, pertinent documents. The carefully selected writings, organized in chronological order, balance the views of policymakers, legislators, and commentators with the voices of individuals whose lives were shaped by the law. Ware purposely presents conflicting points of view to encourage analytical thinking and lively classroom discussion about gender equity, both in sports and in American society as a whole.Miller, for example, developed her basketball skills while on an athletic scholarship at the University of Southern California, and Benoit attended the University of North Carolina on a track scholarship. But the Supreme Court decision in Groveanbsp;...
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