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Coming On Strong - Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport - cover

Coming On Strong - Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport

Susan K. Cahn

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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Acclaimed since its original publication,  Coming on Strong  has become a much-cited touchstone in scholarship on women and sports. In this new edition, Susan K. Cahn updates her detailed history of women's sport and the struggles over gender, sexuality, race, class, and policy that have often defined it. A new chapter explores the impact of Title IX and how the opportunities and interest in sports it helped create reshaped women's lives even as the legislation itself came under sustained attack.

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