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African Americans in sport : contemporary themes
Sailes, Gary Alan.
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, [1998]

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xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The role of sport in the Black community / Othello Harris -- Cool pose : Black masculinity and sports / Richard Majors -- Betting against the odds : an overview of Black sports participation / Gary A. Sailes -- The dominant images of Black men in America : the representation of O.J. Simpson / Billy Hawkins -- Black sports images in transition : the impact of Tiger's roar / Christopher P. Uchacz -- Race logic and "being like Mike" : representations of athletes in advertising, 1985-1994 / Mikaela Dufur -- Race and athletic performance : a physiological review / David W. Hunter -- The athletic dominance of African Americans : is there a genetic basis? / Vinay Harpalani -- An examination of basketball performance orientations among African American males / Gary A. Sailes -- The case against NCAA proposition 48 / Gary A. Sailes -- African American player codes on celebration, taunting, and sportsmanlike conduct / Vernon L. Andrews -- The African American athlete : social myths and stereotypes / Gary A. Sailes -- Stacking in major league baseball / Earl Smith and C. Keith Harrison -- African American male head coaches : in the "red zone, " but can they score? / Dana D. Brooks, Ronald Althouse, and Delano Tucker -- Race, sport, and future orientation / Othello Harris -- A comparison of professional sports career aspirations among college athletes / Gary A. Sailes.
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