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Asian American athletes in sport and society

Author: C Richard King
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015.
Series: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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For more than a century, sporting spectacles, media coverage, and popular audiences have staged athletics in black and white. Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. This book seeks to redress this pattern of neglect, presenting a comprehensive perspective on the history and significance of Asian American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Richard King
ISBN: 9780415874915 0415874912
OCLC Number: 892620157
Description: viii, 193 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sport, racism, and the media / C. Richard King --
Beyond black and white: Chinese American women's experience in sports / Yomee Lee --
A haunt in the hunt: the Oriental specter in the Wisconsin deer stand incident / Rory J. Ong --
"Liting It Up": Indo-Pak basketball and finding the American-ness in South Asian American institutions / Stanley Thangaraj --
Cheering for our team: coverage of women's basketball in a Japanese-American community newspaper / Nicole Willms --
Sex, sports, and spectatorship: the transnational erotics of Korean athletes / Rachael M. Joo --
American memory and Chi Cheng / CL Cole --
The spring of 1989: Michael Chang, Roland Garros, and Tiananmen Square / Nancy E. Spencer --
Chow can coach: against model minorities within college sports / David J. Leonard --
Yo! Yao!: the "Ming Dynasty" and the construction of an Asian American identity / Anna Chow --
Living with Linsanity: a retro-diary of the Jeremy Lin phenomenon / Oliver Wang.
Series Title: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 39.
Responsibility: edited by C. Richard King.

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Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. This book seeks to redress this pattern of neglect  Read more...

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