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Author Shropshire, Kenneth L.

Title In black and white : race and sports in America / Kenneth L. Shropshire ; foreword by Kellen Winslow.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0896 Sh87i    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-203) and index.
Contents Introduction : the realities of racism and discrimination in America -- The roots of racism and discrimination in sports -- Sitting in with the "good old boys" : ownership -- The front office and anti-discrimination law -- "Fear of a black planet" : the front office -- Color-blind propositions : the collegiate ranks -- "The white man's ice is colder, his sugar sweeter, his water wetter, his medicine better" : sports agents -- The next millennium.
Subject Discrimination in sports.
African Americans -- Sports.
ISBN 0814780164 (cl. : alk. pap.)
0814780377 (pbk. : alk. pap.)

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