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Title African Americans in sport : contemporary themes / edited by Gary A. Sailes.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08996 Af83    ---  Available
Description xiv, 271 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents Role of sport in the Black community / Othello Harris -- Cool pose : Black masculinity and sports / Richard Majors -- Betting against the odds : an overview of Black sports participation / Gary A. Sailes -- Dominant images of Black men in America : the representation of O. J. Simpson / Billy Hawkins -- Black sports images in transition : the impact of Tiger's roar / Christopher P. Uchacz -- Race logic and "being like Mike" : representations of athletes in advertising, 1985-1994 / Mikaela Dufur -- Race and athletic performance : a physiological review / David W. Hunter -- Athletic dominance of African Americans : is there a genetic basis? / Vinay Harpalani -- Examination of basketball performance orientations among African American males / Gary A. Sailes -- Case against NCAA proposition 48 / Gary A. Sailes -- African American player codes on celebration, taunting, and sportsmanlike conduct / Vernon L. Andrews -- African American athlete : social myths and stereotypes / Gary A. Sailes -- Stacking in major league baseball / Earl Smith and C. Keith Harrison -- African American male head coaches : in the "red zone," but can they score? / Dana D. Brooks, Ronald Althouse, and Delano Tucker -- Race, sport, and future orientation / Othello Harris -- Comparison of professional sports career aspirations among college athletes / Gary A. Sailes.
Subject African American athletes.
African American athletes -- Social conditions.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Added Author Sailes, Gary Alan.
ISBN 0765804409 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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