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Commodified And Criminalized

Author : David J. Leonard
ISBN : 1442206799
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century. It disputes familiar refrains of racial progress, arguing that athletes sit in a contradictory position masked by the logics of new racism and dominant white racial frames. Contributors discuss athletes ranging from Tiger Woods and Serena Williams to Freddy Adu and Shani Davis.

After Artest

Author : David J. Leonard
ISBN : 9781438442051
Genre : Social Science
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Explores how the NBA moved to govern black players and the expression of blackness after the “Palace Brawl” of 2004.

The Urban Racial State

Author : Noel A. Cazenave
ISBN : 9781442207776
Genre : Social Science
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The Urban Racial State introduces a new multi-disciplinary analytical approach to urban racial politics that bridges urban theory, racism theory, and state theory by explaining the workings of the political structure whose urban governments enforce the regulation of race relations. In The Urban Racial State, Cazenave incorporates extensive archival and oral history case study data to support the placement of racism analysis at the center of the formulation of urban theory and the study of urban politics.

Animating Difference

Author : C. Richard King
ISBN : 9780742560819
Genre : Social Science
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Animating Difference studies the way race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender are portrayed in recent animated films from 1990 through the present. Ranging from Aladdin to Toy Story to Up, these popular films are key media through which children (and adults) learn about the world and how to behave. While racial and gender stereotypes may not be as obvious as they may have been in films of decades past, they often continue to convey troubling messages and stereotypes in subtle and surprising ways.

Everyday Forms Of Whiteness

Author : Melanie E. L. Bush
ISBN : 9780742599994
Genre : Social Science
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The second edition of Melanie Bush's acclaimed Everyday Forms of Whiteness looks at the often-unseen ways racism impacts our lives. The author has interviewed and surveyed hundreds of college students and reveals that even though we talk as though we live in a "post-racial" world after the election of Barack Obama, racism is still very much a factor in everyday life. The second edition incorporates new data and interviews to show how the everyday thinking of ordinary people contributes to the perpetuation of systemic racialized inequality. The book introduces key terms for the study for race and ethnicity, reveals the mechanisms that support the racial hierarchy in U.S. society, then outlines ways we can challenge long-standing patterns of racial inequality.

When Race Religion And Sport Collide

Author : Darron T. Smith
ISBN : 9781442217904
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This book tells the story of Brandon Davies’ dismissal from BYU’s NCAA playoff basketball team to illustrate the thorny intersection of religion, race, and sport in college athletics. Weaving together the history of black athletes and the black Mormon experience, the book offers a powerful analysis of the challenges facing black athletes today.

Cabin Pressure

Author : Louwanda Evans
ISBN : 9781442221369
Genre : Social Science
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Author Louwanda Evans draws on provocative interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that offers occupational prestige, but also a history of the systemic exclusion of people of color.

Projecting 9 11

Author : Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
ISBN : 9781442218284
Genre : Social Science
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Projecting 9/11 looks at how the themes of race, gender, and citizenship are treated in more than 20 recent movies. The book highlights racial and gender stereotypes and shows how characters are portrayed as un-American or “other.” The book illustrates how films both reflect social realities in America and also help create them.

Whitewashing The South

Author : Kristen M. Lavelle
ISBN : 9781442232808
Genre : Social Science
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Whitewashing the South is a powerful exploration of how ordinary white southerners recall living through extraordinary racial times—Jim Crow, civil rights, and post-civil rights. Drawing on interviews with the oldest living generation of white southerners, the book uncovers uncomfortable racial realities of the past and present.

Black Sexual Politics

Author : Patricia Hill Collins
ISBN : 9781135955380
Genre : Social Science
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In Black Sexual Politics, one of America's most influential writers on race and gender explores how images of Black sexuality have been used to maintain the color line and how they threaten to spread a new brand of racism around the world today.

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