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Title Sports matters : race, recreation, and culture / edited by John Bloom and Michael Nevin Willard.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483089 Sp67 2002    ---  Available
Description vii, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Duke Kahanamoku's body : biography of Hawai'i / Michael Nevin Willard -- Jump for joy : jump blues, dance, and basketball in 1930s African America / Gena Caponi-Tabery -- Baseball along the Columbia : the Nisei, their community, their sport in Northern Oregon / Samuel O. Regalado -- Mexican American baseball : masculinity, racial struggle, and labor politics in Southern California, 1930-1950 / Jose M. Alamillo -- Jazzing the basepaths : Jackie Robinson and African American aesthetics / Montye Fuse and Keith Miller -- Unbearable whiteness of skiing / Annie Gilbert Coleman -- "We want a pennant, not a white team" : how Boston's ethnic and racial history shaped the Red Sox / Sharon O'Brien -- Whose broad stripes and bright stars? Race, nation, and power at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics / Amy Bass -- Documenting myth : racial representation in Leon Gast's When we were kings / Julio Rodriguez -- Silence of the Rams : how St. Louis school children subsidize the Super Bowl champs / George Lipsitz -- Warriors and thieves : appropriations of the warrior motif in representations of Native American athletes / John Bloom and Randy Hanson -- Running with her head down : Oprah Winfrey and middle-class black women's discourses of fitness / Connie M. Razza -- Saving face, place, and race : Oscar De La Hoya and the "All-American" dreams of U.S. boxing / Greg Rodriguez -- Race in soccer as a global sport / Michiko Hase -- Tiger Woods at the center of history : looking back at the twentieth century through the lenses of race, sports, and mass consumption / Henry Yu.
Subject Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Racism in popular culture -- United States -- History.
Added Author Bloom, John, 1962-
Willard, Michael Nevin.
ISBN 0814798810 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814798829 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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