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The black migrant athlete : media, race, and the diaspora in sports

Author: Munene Mwaniki
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Sports, media, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyses the construction of race in Western societies through a study of the black African migrant athlete. Munene Franjo Mwaniki presents ten black African migrant athletes as a conceptual starting  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Munene Mwaniki
ISBN: 9780803288478 0803288476
OCLC Number: 983457835
Description: xv, 252 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Black African immigration to the West --
Race and sport : situating the Black African athlete --
Everyday othering : boundary making and maintenance --
Model minorities : origin stories, hard workers, and humanitarians --
"Bad" Blacks : contingent acceptance and essentialized blackness --
Immigrant reception : nationalism, identity, politics, and resistance --
The diasporic athlete : blackness and meaning in the African diaspora --
The sporting migrant : antiblack racism and the foreign other --
Appendix A: Methodology and data-gathering procedures --
Appendix B: Individuals in the study.
Series Title: Sports, media, and society.
Responsibility: Munene Franjo Mwaniki.

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