Women in the Athletic World

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/28/11 Women in the Athletic World Samantha Snyder 1/28/11 Is it possible for women to display traditional masculine qualities while retaining their femininity?  Women are misrepresented in the media, and traditional gender stereotypes are continuously shown throughout media objects  The misrepresentation and under representation of women in the athletic world is one of the most twisted representations of all images 1/28/11 Title IX, a law that was invented in 1972 states: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance 1/28/11  It is because of this law that high school and college sports are inclusive to females  Although females do technically have an equal opportunity to participate in the same sports that males do, they do not participate as much, and are under and 1/28/11 Playing Unfair  The film claims that women occupy 40% of participants in sports and represent 3-5%...
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