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Title Race in American sports : essays / edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08996 R114 2014    ---  Available
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Description vi, 282 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "These essays examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the affects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes. Essayists discuss the use of American Indian mascots, the need to hire more NFL coaches of color, and ideals of black male masculinity in boxing"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents "As girls see it" : writing sport on the margins of the Black Press / Rita Liberti -- The modern day Black sporting experience : a dialogue on race / Billy Hawkins, Joseph N. Cooper and Ashley Baker -- An ethic of care : Black female college athletes and development / Akilah R. Carter-Francique -- Right place, right time : the galvanization of Brooklyn during the Robinson years / Demetrius W. Pearson -- The athletic industrial complex : conference realignment, race and Title IX / Earl Smith -- Encountering the undead : an open letter on the persistent problem of Native American mascots / C. Richard King -- The case for Tennessee State as an expansion member of the SWAC : economic impact / J. Kenyatta Cavil -- The Leland Giants Baseball and Amusement Association : a symbol of race pride through self-help, 1907-1911 / Michael E. Lomax -- A fantasy in the garden, a fantasy America wants to believe : Jeremy Lin, the NBA and race culture / David J. Leonard -- Institutional barriers and self-handicapping behaviors of Black male student-athletes : catalysts for underperformance in the classroom / Gary A. Sailes and Rebecca Milton Allen -- Why do I get hit in the face? Boxing as an expression of Black male masculinity / Ray V. Robertson -- The Fritz Pollard Alliance, the Rooney Rule and the quest to level the playing field in the NFL / N. Jeremi Duru -- Does race matter? Core character matters / Edward "Will" Thomas -- Sacrifice, modality, inspiration and triumph : an Afrocentric analysis of race and sport in America / James L. Conyers, Jr. -- Race, colonization and the NFL draft : a Fanonian analysis of the interviewing of Black NFL prospects / Drew Brown.
Subject Racism in sports -- United States.
Racism in sports. (OCoLC)fst01086664
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Conyers, James L.
ISBN 9780786473199 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786473193 (softcover : alk. paper)
9781476615844 (ebook)

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