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Reacting to the Past: Changing the Game

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ISBN-10: 0393696669

ISBN-13: 9780393696660

Edition: N/A

Authors: Abigail Perkiss, Kelly McFall

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Students learn how a dramatic change in American society began in a debate over college athletics. The game is set at a fictional university in the mid-1990s. A debate over the role of athletics quickly expands to encompass demands that women's sports and athletes receive more resources and opportunities. The result is a firestorm of controversy on and off campus. Drawing on congressional testimonies from the Title IX hearings, players advance their views in student government meetings, talk radio shows, town meetings, and impromptu rallies. As students wrestle with questions of gender parity and the place of athletics in higher education, they learn about the implementation--and…    
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Book details

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2020
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 0.71" wide x 0.91" long x 0.04" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Abigail Perkiss is Assistant Professor of History at Kean University and lives in West Mount Airy.