Race and sports : a reference handbook / Rachel Laws Myers.

Author
Myers, Rachel Laws [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, [2021]
  • ©2021
Description
1 online resource (xvii, 359 pages) : illustrations.

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This book discusses minority athletes, coaches, sports journalists, and others in U.S. sport. It examines race and sports and connected issues, from the integration of professional sports to the present day. It explores the history of minority involvement in sports at every level: the barriers broken, the stereotypes that have been shattered, and the difficulties that these pioneers have endured. Includes technical aspects plus controversies, problems, and possible solutions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents
1. Background and history -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions -- 3. Perspectives -- 4. Profiles -- 5. Data and documents -- 6. Resources -- 7. Chronology.
ISBN
9781440862830 ((electronic book))
OCLC
1191457824
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