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Lindsay Parks Pieper

diamond was often interpreted by contemporaries as a tactic in the battle for women’s rights—a direct assault on the barrier between men and women’s social spheres” (p. 3). Male sportswriters saw women’s baseball as directly linked to women’s suffrage. Game-day descriptions appeared adjacent to

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Paulette Stevenson

media fixated on her proximity to equality in the US. While these two stories offer remarkable examples of women’s rights on a global stage, it was Attar’s story that captured the media’s primary attention. Accompanied by the narrative of helping establish women’s rights, images of Attar smiling

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James T. Morton

IX complaint with the athletic department. Chapter 10 describes different styles used by female administrators in the struggle for women’s rights in athletics. The author notes that women administrators who were aggressive in their pursuit of women’s rights were harassed and fired, helping the reader

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Manal Hamzeh

Politics%20in%20Muslim%20Contexts%20-WLUML%20site-fin2.compressed.pdf Mernissi , F. ( 1991 ). The veil and the male elite: A feminist interpretation of women’s rights in Islam . (M.J. Lakeland, Trans.) Cambridge, UK : Perseus Books . Razack , S. ( 2008 ). Casting out: The eviction of Muslims from

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Elizabeth B. Delia

identity and support of women’s rights. These individuals—regardless of their own gender—expressed discontent with the status quo in terms of gender equality. While conversations were casual, the energy and passion of informants during interviews was palpable, all seeming to stem from a feeling that, as

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Susan Carter

personally feel that with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Medical Commission, especially under Dr. Arne Ljungqvist, we had the support of the international community. Arne, as a true women’s rights advocate, helped champion many causes, including the Triad. We met at the Olympic Training

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Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom and Emma Arksey

using sport as a tool to support women’s rights. Through a partnership with a transnational corporation, the INGO has been using sport to address gender-based violence, healthy living, economic empowerment and promote young women’s sexual and reproductive health rights through “the Program.” This

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Kim Toffoletti, Catherine Palmer and Sumaya Samie

resident representing Saudi Arabia at the Olympic Games. The author explores the various ways Attar is articulated in mainstream media coverage of the 2012 Olympics and via social media as an empowered women’s rights figure and agentive brand sponsor through discourses of neoliberal feminism. Stevenson

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Kathryn Henne and Madeleine Pape

Women’s Rights Movement and Punanga Tauturu in the Cook Islands ( Underhill-Sem, 2012 , p. 1111). References Adriaanese , J.A. , & Schofield , T. ( 2013 ). Analyzing gender dynamics in sport governance: A new regimes-based approach . Sport Management Review, 16 ( 4 ), 498 – 513 . doi:10.1016/j

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Theresa Walton-Fisette

, 1981 , p. D5). At the same time, President Reagan and his spokespeople gave public assurances that he supported women’s rights and this push for de-regulation did not mean they didn’t support civil rights. Then again, the Secretary of Education at the time, Terrell Bell, resigned in frustration after