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Race, sport and politics : the sporting black diaspora

Author: Ben Carrington
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2010.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From tennis to soccer, basketball to boxing, football to golf, the visibility of black athletes within global popular culture is beyond dispute. Rejecting the view that the level playing field of sport provides compelling evidence that we have moved beyond the racial inequalities of the past, Race, Sport and Politics suggests instead that sport has long constituted an important site of struggle for racist and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carrington, Ben.
Race, Sport and Politics : The Sporting Black Diaspora.
London : Sage Publications Ltd., ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Carrington
ISBN: 9781849204293 1849204292 1412901030 9781412901031
OCLC Number: 665581430
Description: 1 online resource (x, 201 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction --
Sport, the Black Athlete and the Remaking of Race; 1 --
Sporting Resistance: Thinking Race and Sport Diasporically; 2 --
Sporting Redemption: Violence, Desire and the Politics of Freedom; 3 --
Sporting Negritude: Commodity Blackness and the Liberation of Failure; 4 --
Sporting Multiculturalism: Nationalism, Belonging and Identity; Conclusion: Race, Sport and the Post/colonial; References; Index.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Ben Carrington.

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Engaging analysis of sport's role in the 'making of race', and the place of sport in relation to the politics of racial equality.  Read more...

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