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Desi hoop dreams : pickup basketball and the making of Asian American masculinity

Author: Stanley I Thangaraj
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015]
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South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To combat such stereotypes, some use sports as a means of performing a distinctly American masculinity. Desi Hoop Dreams focuses on South Asian-only basketball leagues common in most major U.S. and Canadian cities, to show that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Thangaraj, Stanley I.
Desi hoop dreams.
New York : New York University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015000543
(OCoLC)893452352
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley I Thangaraj
ISBN: 9780814762974 0814762972
OCLC Number: 1090480841
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Everyday Play: The Formation of Desi Pickup Basketball; 2. "Who Is Desi?" Understanding Organized Brown Out Basketball; 3. Racial Ambiguity: Hoopin' in Other Ethnic Leagues; 4. Getting "Digits": Playing with Heterosexuality and Other Sites of Leisure; 5. Breaking the Cycle: The Ballplayer Posture and Performances of Exclusion; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Stanley I. Thangaraj.

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South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To combat such stereotypes, some use sports as a means of performing a distinctly American masculinity. Desi Hoop Dreams focuses on South Asian-only basketball leagues common in most major U.S. and Canadian cities, to show that basketball, for these South Asian American players is not simply a whimsical hobby, but a means to navigate and express their identities in 21st century America. The participatio.

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