08/07/2013 12:17 pm ET

Soccer Isn't For Girly-Girls? How Parents Pick The Sports Their Daughters Play


Girls today grow up in a world with an unprecedented set of educational and professional opportunities. More of them will graduate from college and earn advanced degrees than ever before, and all professions are open to them. Although the activities of girls and boys have converged over time, there are still distinctive paths for each sex, and many children's activities are still associated with particular aspects of feminine or masculine identity.

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