This is a relatively simple assignment in which you will gain an understanding about various perspectives concerning women involvement in sports prior to 1972.Institution Release Statement
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Instructions: Read the following completely and carefully. Upon Completion of both Part 1 & 2, save, upload and submit document via Blackboard.
When initiating contact with these people, just tell them (if they ask) that you are a Sport Management student who is researching sociological issues.
This is a two or more page paper on social experiences utilizing the following information:
Part 1: Talk with your mother and grandmothers (or other women who went to high school or college before 1972) and ask them about their involvement in physical activities and sports. What factors in their lives encouraged, limited, or prevented their participation? Then talk with your father and grandfathers (or other men about the same age as the women you talk with) and ask them the same questions. Were their experiences different or similar? Explain why they were either different or similar.
Part 2: Talk with two women your age and ask them similar questions about their participation in physical activities and sports. How are their experiences different from and how are they similar to the experiences of the older women? Explain why their experiences differ. What social changes have occurred over the past two generations that have made early sport experiences for young women today different from women who went to school before the early 1970s?
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