The Future of Equal Pay in Sports | Rangin Pallav Tripathy & Suman Dash Bhattamishra
Rangin Pallav Tripathy and Suman Dash Bhattamishra in The Future of Equal Pay in Sports, discuss the challenges involved in ascertaining the notion of equal pay in sports. The authors first provide an outline of the essential components of any legal claim for equal pay by providing instances from various jurisdictions. Subsequently, the authors contend that a straitjacket demand for equality misses the legal nuances and complexities involved. Noting the reality of the situation, the authors suggest that a recourse to political solutions would be a more viable alternative by addressing the historical neglect of women’s sports and providing a financial as well as a political platform for women’s sports to succeed in order to ensure equality of pay in sports.
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