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From small town life to the national stage from the boardroom to Capitol Hill athletic contests help define what we mean in America by success And by keeping women from playing with the boys on the grounds that they are inherently inferior to men society relegates them to second classstatus in American lifeIn this forcefully argued book Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano show in vivid detail how women have been unfairly excluded from participating in sports on an eual footing with men Using dozens of colorful examples from the world of contemporary American athletics girls and women tryingto break through in high school football ice hockey wrestling and baseball to name just a few the authors show that sex differences are not sufficient to warrant exclusion in most sports that success usually entailsthan brute strength and that the special rules for women in many sportsdo not simply reflect the differences between the sexes but actively create and reinforce them For instance if women's bodies give them a physiological advantage in endurance sports like the ultra marathon and distance swimming why do so many Olympic events from swimming to skiing to runningto bike racing have shorter races for women than men? Likewise why are women's singles games in badminton limited to 11 points while men's singles go to 15? Surely female badminton players can endure fourpoints Such rules merely reinforce a difference for social not competitive purposesAn original and provocative argument to level the athletic playing field Playing with the Boys issues a clarion call for sex sensible policies in sports as another important step toward the euality of men and women in our society

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Playing With the Boys Why Separate is Not Eual in SportsFrom small town life to the national stage from the boardroom to Capitol Hill athletic contests help define what we mean in America by success And by keeping women from playing with the boys on the grounds that they are inherently inferior to men society relegates them to second classstatus in American lifeIn this forcefully argued book Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano show in vivid detail how women have been unfairly excluded from participating in sports on an eual footing with men Using dozens of colorful examples from the world of contemporary American athletics girls and women tryingto break through in high school football ice hockey wrestling and baseball to name just a few the authors show that sex differences are not sufficient to warrant exclusion in most sports that success usually entailsthan brute strength and that the special rules for women in many sportsdo not simply reflect the differences between the sexes but actively create and reinforce them For instance if women's bodies give them a physiological advantage in endurance sports like the ultra marathon and distance swimming why do so many Olympic events from swimming to skiing to runningto bike racing have shorter races for women than men? Likewise why are women's singles games in badminton limited to 11 points while men's singles go to 15? Surely female badminton players can endure fourpoints Such rules merely reinforce a difference for social not competitive purposesAn original and provocative argument to level the athletic playing field Playing with the Boys issues a clarion call for sex sensible policies in sports as another important step toward the euality of men and women in our society