Race, sport and the American dream / Earl Smith

Author(s): Smith, Earl, 1946-
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Subjects: African American athletes
Sports--United States
Racism in sports--United States
American Dream
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2007
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: xix, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007005693
ISBN: 9781594602894 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1594602891 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-245) and index
Contents: A new sociology of sports -- African Americans and sports : explanations -- Race and sports : the genetic argument -- Young African American athletes -- The promise of an education : truth or a lie? -- The athletic industrial complex -- Athletes misbehaving : why the lack of civility? -- Sports leadership, where are the managers? -- The future of sports in the United States
OCLC Number: 84838088
ISBN/ISSN: 9781594602894
1594602891