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Women in the Athletic World

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  1/28/11 Women in the Athletic World Samantha Snyder
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 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
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 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”
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 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  misrepresented when they do
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 1/28/11 Playing Unfair The film claims that women occupy 40% of 
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