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Stand Up and Shout Out: Women's Fight for Equal Pay, Equal Rights, and Equal Opportunities in Sports
Today, women have greater opportunities to participate in sport than ever before, particularly due to the passage of Title IX in 1972. Yet, despite all this growth, women still struggle to hold leadership positions, become coaches of both girls and boys teams, receive equal pay, and get even adequate coverage in the media. In Stand Up and Shout Out: Women's Fight for ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published March 11th 2020 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Mar 11, 2020 Lex Kent rated it liked it · review of another edition
I have to admit I picked this book because of the cover. If you put Megan Rapinoe on the cover of a dictionary I would still read it. Im also a huge sports fan and since I have been enjoying more nonfiction lately, I had some high hopes for this book. Im sorry to say it was just okay. It was much more academic and at times drier than I was hoping for. If it was 17 years ago when I was in my gender studies class, this would have been a perfect book to read for writing a report. When it comes to ...more
Dr. Joan Steidinger is an accomplished psychologist and lifelong athlete who grew up in the early days of womens fight for parity in sports. In her second engaging book, she outlines the critical history, trends, and challenges facing todays generation of elite female athletes.