Race in American Sports: Essays

Race in American Sports: Essays

James L. Conyers Jr. / Jan 25, 2020

Race in American Sports Essays These essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes and the self handicapping of black mal

  • Title: Race in American Sports: Essays
  • Author: James L. Conyers Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780786473199
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • These essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self handicapping of black male college athletes Also discussed is the movement of colleges between NCAA designated conferences, and the economic impact and effects on academics for blacks An essay on baThese essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self handicapping of black male college athletes Also discussed is the movement of colleges between NCAA designated conferences, and the economic impact and effects on academics for blacks An essay on baseball focuses on changes in Brooklyn during the Jackie Robinson years, and another essay on how the Leland Giants became a symbol of racial pride Other essayists discuss the use of American Indian mascots, the Jeremy Lin spectacle surrounding Asians in pro sports, the need to hire NFL coaches of color, and ideals of black male masculinity in boxing Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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      • James L. Conyers Jr.

        James Conyers, Jr Ph.D is Director of the African American Studies Program at University of Houston.


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