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Meeting Her Match The Story of a Female Athlete-Coach, Before and after Title IX

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ISBN-10: 1495403181

ISBN-13: 9781495403187

Edition: N/A

Authors: Debbie Millbern Powers

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Growing up in basketball-crazed Indiana in the '50s, Debbie Millbern mastered her game on driveway courts against neighborhood boys. Touted as a gifted athlete with an unrelenting passion for competing, she was relegated to the bleachers while the boys played on school teams. Though conflicted and confused by cultural limitations, Debbie continued to embrace her love for sports. Playing basketball in college gave her a taste of organized competition, but also exposed glaring inequities between men's and women's athletics. After passage of the federal law (Title IX) in 1972 mandating equality in sports, Debbie redirected her passion into coaching. She faced a monumental and unprecedented…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 3/25/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English