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
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2009
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: xli, 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. A new sociology of sports 3
Ch. 2. African Americans and sports : explanations 25
Ch. 3. Race and sports : the genetic argument 45
Ch. 4. Young African American athletes 73
Ch. 5. The promise of an education : truth or a lie? 95
Ch. 6. The athletic industrial complex 119
Ch. 7. Athletes misbehaving : why the lack of civility? 153
Ch. 8. Sports leadership : where are the managers? 187
Ch. 9. The future of sports in the United States 211
Appendices 229
Bibliography 237
Index 261
Notes: LCCN: 2009023352
ISBN: 9781594607233 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1594607230 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references 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: 387788961
ISBN/ISSN: 9781594607233
1594607230