Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Virginia Valian

Second Advisor

Sandeep Prasada

Academic Program Adviser

Sandeep Prasada


While female sports have continued to rise since the passing of Title IX, there is still a perception that sports are a domain for men. This study seeks to expand on previous research and provide an update on how sports are viewed in the U.S in light of gender norms.



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