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    Title IX

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    Men’s Athletics and Title IX Title IX was passed in 1972 as part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and it protects both women and men from discrimination based on sex. The 1972 version of Title IX does not mention sports or athletics once (Goldman, 2012). In 1975, Title IX was updated to prohibit sex discrimination of athletes at educational institutions who received federal funding (Owoc, n.d.). The update required that any athlete competing in interscholastic, club, intercollegiate or intramural activity be given equal opportunity for members of both sexes (United States Education Amendments, 1972). Following the passing of the 1975 update, many institutions began to comply and offer equal opportunity to female athletes; however, some argue men’s athletics took a huge step back (Owoc, n.d.). Since 1981, universities have canceled more than 2,000 men’s athletics teams to remain in compliance with the proportionality requirement of Title IX. Since the inclusion of equal opportunity in athletics, many proposed amendments have been introduced to exclude athletics from Title IX, but all have failed. In 1975 and 1977, amendments were proposed to exclude sports that were income generating. Athletics had a small opening with the case Grove City College v. Bell (1984), which ruled that…

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    The Importance Of Title IX

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    Title IX, published and promoted by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, determines whether universities have the ability to properly engage in equal opportunity activities that embraces the idea of bringing equality to the underrepresented gender. Through the Title IX regulation, an institution who sponsors an athletic program, must provide equal opportunities and accommodations for both men and women. The three-part test associated with Title IX essentially determines whether a…

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    In society today, women and girls have developed a highly interested in the athletic opportunities in colleges. Title IX provided a standard for athletics around the world by education, health, and social aspect. Title IV purposes are to discrimination of sex, racism and provides equal opportunities and funding for athletic participation. Some critics argue that Title IX has a negative impact on sport due to possible causes of the reduction in opportunities for men to participate in…

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    Why Is Title IX Necessary

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    Why Title IX is necessary for protecting Woman: What do Serena Williams, Hope Solo, and Ronda Rousey all have in common? All three are spectacular women athletes who dominated their sport. All three of these women also benefited from the law known as Title IX. Title IX is a federal law that forbids any persons in the United States from being discriminated against or withheld from participating in events because of their gender or sex. Thanks to this beneficial law women all over the nation have…

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    when it comes to Title IX. Based upon the obvious strengths and weaknesses, one will integrate more research by showing the correlation between Title IX’s strengths and weaknesses to that of several other case studies and explain how those studies fuse with managerial practices that have been previously established by outside sources. Those sources or examples include but are not limited to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and its parties that encompass it, the National Federation…

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    looking at that and history, Title IX was brought back to my attention. In the year 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act, was passed. The basics behind Title IX were that if an activity was funded by Federal means, then no person, on the basis of sex, could be excluded from that activity or discriminated against. This Federal law was passed due to the fight for civil and equal rights during this time period. Title IX caught my interest and it is something that is included and…

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    Your college has decided to take a proactive stance in the safety of the students, staff, and faculty of your school. You have expressed that you want to ensure that all of the students feel safe, and are free from sexual violence happening to them. To that end, the college has hired Group 3 Consulting to review current Title IX policies at the college, review the strengths and weaknesses of those policies, recommend further action, and to assist in planning and implementing those actions. The…

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    Is TITLE IX helping Women’s Sports Why have women joined more sports? Women have joined more sports since 1972 when TITLE IX first started. Title IX states no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation. So it’s clear that although some believe it’s not helping women’s sports. Title IX advances women’s sports for two main reasons. First, more women participated in the Olympic games since 1972. The second reason is importantly, equitable facilities had…

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    Originally, Title IX started with equality in school related activities, but soon advanced to equality in sports. Amanda Ross Edwards covers this transition in her article, when she mentions the first intentions of Title IX by saying “Although current debates focus on gender equity in athletics, Title IX legislation as originally written did not even mention sport” (300). The switch from gender equality in education to gender equality in sports explains the idea of Title IX because it shows how…

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    gender equality throughout schools is the target of many lawsuits from various sports associations. Title IX was signed into law in 1972, enforcing gender equality through collegiate athletics. Since then, the numbers of female athletes have drastically gone up, while male programs have faced extinction. Sport-leaders and athletes both have very differing views on how the policies have affected collegiate sports. Because of an indefinite legislation, Title IX has helped females in sports, while…

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