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Souled out? : how Blacks are winning and losing in sports

Author: Shaun Powell
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at race, sport, and society in twenty-first century America addresses questions concerning the state of American American participation in sports, including consideration of the problems faced by African Americans in attempting to break through the glass ceiling to achieve strong decision-making roles.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powell, Shaun, 1960-
Souled out?
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2008
(OCoLC)608366957
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Powell
ISBN: 9780736067508 0736067507
OCLC Number: 132687641
Description: xx, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Generational-cultural differences: seeking common ground --
Black athlete activism: has the last militant left the stage? --
Home is the city: metro dares and small-town stares --
Academic divide: old school, new school, no school --
Basketball score: jumping through hoops or just growing up? --
Baseball bygones: going soft on hardball --
Golf gulf: the lonesome king of Cablinasia --
Show time: Ali started it, NFL exhibitionists ruined it --
Media madness: the price of (not) dancing to their tune --
Leadership positions: hitting the cement ceiling --
The feminine side: you go, girl, but how far? --
Natural athleticism: where science ends and bias begins.
Responsibility: Shaun Powell.
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Looks at black participation in American sports. This book conveys the benefits received and burdens carried, the racism received and the racism imagined of athletes and coaches in the USA due mostly  Read more...

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