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Smashing barriers : race and sport in the new millennium

Author: Richard Edward Lapchick
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Madison Books : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Madison books pbk. ed., updated edView all editions and formats
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An eye-opening racial and gender report card on the state of sport and society at the start of the twenty-first century.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lapchick, Richard Edward.
Smashing barriers.
Lanham, Md. : Madison Books : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2001
(OCoLC)606593735
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Edward Lapchick
ISBN: 1568331770 9781568331775
OCLC Number: 46729152
Notes: Originally published under the title: Five minutes to midnight, ©1991. With a new introduction and new pt. 5.
Description: xvii, 329 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Attack in Virginia --
1. No Defense --
2. Offensive Attack --
pt. 2. The Aftermath of the Attack --
3. Riding Momentum --
4. Hidden Ball --
5. Injury Time-out --
6. Blocked Shot --
7. Big Rally --
8. Final Buzzer --
pt. 3. Growing Up in Sportsworld --
9. Child of Sportsworld --
10. Stolen Ball --
11. Inside Out --
pt. 4. Teamwork: The Rens and the Original Celtics --
12. Caged Superstars --
13. On the Road --
14. The Nets Fall --
pt. 5. Race and Sport in the New Millenium --
15. Historical Overview: The Changing Face of Diversity in Sports --
16. Youth and High School Sports --
17. Gender Equity in Sports --
18. Issues that Cross Racial Lines --
19. The New Racial Stereotypes --
20. Race Stories --
21. Stories of Transformation.
Responsibility: Richard E. Lapchick.

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This book is a 'must read' for anyone who believes that sport can change the way we think about each other. [Lapchick] is a master of fact, a humanist and a philosopher who, through compelling Read more...

 
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