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Gender Politics in US College Athletic Departments : The Case of the University of Minnesota Merger
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This book provides an in-depth analysis of the nuanced gendered political processes within a radical change event, in the context of merging the men’s and women’s athletic departments at the University of Minnesota.Thisbook examines the gendered politics in the context of a merger of the women’sand men’s athletic departments at the University of Minnesota over a ten yearplus span. Examining the athletic department merger helps us understand women'scontinual under-representation in University athletics despite Title IXlegislation passing 40 years ago. Using interview with organizationalstakeholders and archival document data, the book explored how organizationalchange in the form of a merger is gendered with relation to the premerger,merged, post-merger stages.
Number of Pages: 147
Genre: Education, Sports + Recreation, Social Science
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Lisa A. Kihl & Vicki D. Schull & Sally Shaw
Street Date: August 10, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-3105
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