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Product Description: Sports are an integral part of American society. Millions of dollars are spent every year on professional, collegiate, and youth athletics, and participation in and viewing of these sports both alter and reflect how one perceives the world...read more

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9781138141193 | Routledge, April 14, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Sports are an integral part of American society.

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9780415626712 | Routledge, November 14, 2013, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: These essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes. Also discussed is the movement of colleges between NCAA designated conferences, and the economic impact and effects on academics for blacks...read more

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9780786473199 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 27, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: These essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes.

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Product Description: The story of Jackie Robinson valiantly breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947 is one that most Americans know. But less recognized is the fact that some seventy years earlier, following the Civil War, baseball was tenuously biracial and had the potential for a truly open game...read more

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9780803235212 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, June 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The story of Jackie Robinson valiantly breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947 is one that most Americans know.

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Product Description: This collection of essays highlights the controversies surrounding racism in sports and African American athletes, examining the racial discrimination that exists in one of the most public arenas in the 21st century.• Enables readers to comprehend how sports influence―and are influenced by―society, and grasp that both race and sports are powerful social constructions• Contains contributions from sociologist and social theorist Joe Feagin, a highly respected authority on the subject of race• Identifies and discusses the institutional barriers and personal practices regarding African Americans that perpetuate racism in sports and our society at larg...read more

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9780313399374 | Praeger Pub Text, April 17, 2014, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: This collection of essays highlights the controversies surrounding racism in sports and African American athletes, examining the racial discrimination that exists in one of the most public arenas in the 21st century.

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Product Description: A 2013 CASEY Award Finalist for Best Baseball Book of the Year and a Booklist Top Ten Sports Book of the YearWhen baseball swept America in the years after the Civil War, independent, semipro, and municipal leagues sprouted up everywhere...read more

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9780802120120 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, April 2, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A 2013 CASEY Award Finalist for Best Baseball Book of the Year and a Booklist Top Ten Sports Book of the YearWhen baseball swept America in the years after the Civil War, independent, semipro, and municipal leagues sprouted up everywhere.

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9780802121370 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, April 8, 2014), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A 2013 CASEY Award Finalist for Best Baseball Book of the Year and a Booklist Top Ten Sports Book of the YearWhen baseball swept America in the years after the Civil War, independent, semipro, and municipal leagues sprouted up everywhere.

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Product Description: The greatest untold story in college basketball history   Loyola University Chicago was ahead of its time when racial matters were forefront in a long overdue revolution in civil rights. The Ramblers of the 1962-1963 NCAA college basketball season were pioneers in race relations in sport, though most of the time they were simply playing the sport they loved...read more

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9780896728776 | Texas Tech Univ Pr, April 5, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The greatest untold story in college basketball history   Loyola University Chicago was ahead of its time when racial matters were forefront in a long overdue revolution in civil rights.

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Product Description: Profiles of college athletes and teams that challenged the color line in America

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9781439908563 | Temple Univ Pr, June 8, 2012, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Profiles of college athletes and teams that challenged the color line in America

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9781439908570 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, January 17, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Profiles of college athletes and teams that challenged the color line in America

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Product Description: Jackie Robinson made history when he debuted in major league baseball in 1947. This volume recounts Robinson’s story as a pioneer of civil rights and explores how and why the racial integration of professional baseball profoundly affected American society and culture...read more

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9781457617881 | Bedford/st Martins, December 18, 2013, cover price $23.45 | About this edition: Jackie Robinson made history when he debuted in major league baseball in 1947.

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Product Description: Race, Sport and the American Dream reports the main findings of a long term research project investigating the scope and consequences of the deepening relationship between African American males and the institution of sport. While there is some scholarly literature on the topic, author Earl Smith tries to understand through this project how sport has changed the nature of African American Civil Society and has come to be a major influence on economic opportunities, schooling and the shaping of African American family life...read more

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9781588260154 | Lynne Rienner Pub, July 30, 2005, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Race, Sport and the American Dream reports the main findings of a long term research project investigating the scope and consequences of the deepening relationship between African American males and the institution of sport.

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9781611634877, titled "Race, Sport and the American Dream" | 3 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, November 27, 2013), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Race, Sport and the American Dream reports the main findings of a long term research project investigating the scope and consequences of the deepening relationship between African American males and the institution of sport.
9781594607233, titled "Race, Sport and the American Dream" | 2 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, July 1, 2009), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Race, Sport and the American Dream reports the main findings of a long term research project investigating the scope and consequences of the deepening relationship between African American males and the institution of sport.
9781594602894, titled "Race, Sport and the American Dream" | Carolina Academic Pr, April 20, 2007, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This book reports the main findings of a five-year research project investigating the scope and consequences of the deepening relationship between African American males and the institution of sport.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By C. Richard King (editor) and David J. Leonard (editor)

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9781442206779 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 16, 2011, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century.

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9781442206786 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 27, 2012), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century.

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Product Description: Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athletes and the public response to them.  It asks readers to consider the role of race in the sweaty as well as the sweat-free zones of sport...read more

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9780883783115 | Third World Pr, November 30, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athletes and the public response to them.

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Originally published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of Hank Aaron's history-making home run, a chronicle of his quest to beat Babe Ruth's record documents how his achievements strengthened the Civil Rights movement and spurred changes in racial intolerance. By the Casey Award-winning author of The Final Season. 25,000 first printing.

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9780060579760 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Chronicles Hank Aaron's quest to beat Babe Ruth's record, documenting how his achievements strengthened the Civil Rights movement and spurred changes in racial intolerance.

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9780060722906 | It Books, April 1, 2005, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Chronicles Hank Aaron's quest to beat Babe Ruth's record, documenting how his achievements strengthened the Civil Rights movement and spurred changes in racial intolerance.

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