This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 88: Women's Leadership in the Enactment and Enforcement of Title IX
Women's Leadership in the Enactment and Enforcement of Title IX
Title IX is a federal law that requires equitable access and opportunity for girls and women in education. It also applies to intercollegiate athletics and interscholastic sport. This entry identifies women leaders who championed Title IX and gender equity initiatives in education and athletics, and it also provides background information on Title IX and applicable athletics policy regulations. The content is covered in five sections: (1) The Need for Title IX, (2) Women's Leadership in Enacting ...