Beyond C. L. R. James

Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sports

Author: John Nauright,Alan G. Gobley,David K. Wiggins

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 1610755340

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 393

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Beyond C. L. R. James brings together essays analyzing the intercon¬nections among race, ethnicity, and sport. Published in memory of C. L. R. James, the revolutionary sociologist and writer from Trinidad who penned the famous autobiographical account of cricket titled Beyond a Boundary, this collection of essays, many of which originated at the 2010 conference on race and ethnicity in sport at the University of West Indies, Cave Hill in Barbados, cover everything from Aborigines in sport and cricket and minstrel shows in Australia to Zulu stick fighting and football and racism in northern Ireland. The essays, divided into four sections that include introductory comments by each editor, are written by some of the more well-known sport historians in the world and characterized by a focus on the role of culture and sport in society in the context of both political economies and the state as well as colonial and postcolonial struggles. Included also are discussions on how sport at once brings people together, shapes the identities of its participants, and reflects the continuing search for social justice.
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Routledge Handbook of Sport, Race and Ethnicity

Author: John Nauright,David K Wiggins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317596668

Category: Social Science

Page: 266

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Few issues have engaged sports scholars more than those of race and ethnicity. Today, globalization and migration mean all major sports leagues include players from around the globe, bringing into play a complex mix of racial, ethnic, cultural, political and geographical factors. These complexities have been examined from many angles by historians, sociologists, anthropologists and scientists. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of the full sweep of approaches to the study of sport, race and ethnicity. The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Race and Ethnicity makes a substantial contribution to scholarship, presenting a collection of international case studies that map the most important developments in the field. Multi-disciplinary in its approach, it engages with a wide range of disciplines including history, politics, sociology, philosophy, science and gender studies. It draws upon the latest cutting-edge research to address key issues such as racism, integration, globalisation, development and management. Written by a world-class team of sports scholars, this book is essential reading for all students, researchers and policy-makers with an interest in sports studies.
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Sport and Contested Identities

Contemporary Issues and Debates

Author: David Hassan,Ciaran Acton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315523639

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 264

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Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and geographical locations, and incorporating a diversity of perspectives including players, spectators, officials, the media and policy-makers. Covering key themes in the social scientific study of sport such as gender, ethnicity and national identity, it considers the impact of social, cultural and technological change on the formation of sporting identities. Including original real-life case studies, each chapter makes a unique contribution to our understanding of the complex relationship between sport and identity. As this relationship is embedded within the broader structures of power that frame social inequality, this book also poses important questions about the role of sport-related initiatives in our society today, as well as in years to come. Sport and Contested Identities: Contemporary Issues and Debates is fascinating reading for all students and scholars of the sociology of sport.
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`Race', Sport and British Society

Author: Ben Carrington,Ian McDonald

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134578172

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 8666

Contrary to the popular belief that sport is an arena largely free from the corrosive effects of racism, this book argues that racism is evident throughout British sport. From playing fields and boardrooms of sports organisations, to the offices of sports policy makers and the media, this book breaks new ground in showing how discourses of 'race' and nation continue to pervade our sporting life. Looking at a range of sports, including football, rugby league and cricket, this book covers key topics such as: * British nationalism and nationalist ideology * racial science and the images of Asian and black physicality * sport, racism and the law * black feminism and the issues of race, gender and sport * the role of the media in perpetuating and challenging racial stereotypes. Challenging the prevailing liberal view that sport is one area of society where 'good race-relations' are developed, this book offers a wealth of research material, and a strong theoretical perspective on contemporary British sport. It will therefore be of vital interest to sociologists, sports studies students, sport policy-makers and anyone with an interest in contemporary British sport.
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Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sociology

Page: N.A

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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
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Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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Tod und Leben großer amerikanischer Städte

Author: Jane Jacobs

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035602123

Category: Architecture

Page: 220

View: 7595

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika, der "New Yorker" nannte es das unkonventionellste und provozierendste Buch über Städtebau seit langem. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort von Gerd Albers (1993), das nach der Aktualität dieser Streitschrift fragt.
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Amerika Tag und Nacht

Reisetagebuch 1947

Author: Simone de Beauvoir

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644512019

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

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Eine glänzende, intime Reportage über das geistige Amerika. Eine Reise durch den gewaltigen Kontinent, kreuz und quer, im Pullman, im Greyhound, im Flugzeug, im Auto, hat die berühmte französische Autorin Simone de Beauvoir gerade mit der Schicht des amerikanischen Volks in Gespräch und Verbindung gebracht, von der wir wenig hören, nämlich der amerikanischen Intelligenz. Vor anderen Amerikabüchern zeichnet sich das Buch daher aus, weil hier einmal nicht der Primat der Politik, Wirtschaft oder Technik gefeiert, nicht die Schlagwortwelt der Trapper, der letzten Indianer, der Hollywoodstars und Ölmagnaten aufgetischt wird, sondern weil eine überzeugte europäische Individualistin freimütig mit Journalisten, Gelehrten, Künstlern und Studenten Probleme der Neuen und Alten Welt diskutiert.
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Race in Translation

Kulturkämpfe rings um den postkolonialen Atlantik

Author: Robert Stam,Ella Shohat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783897715622

Category:

Page: 450

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Leading

Author: Alex Ferguson,Michael Moritz

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3864703352

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 1393

Als Trainer von Manchester United (1986 bis 2013) gewann Sir Alex Ferguson 38 Titel,unter anderem 13-mal die englische Meisterschaft, fünfmal den FA Cup, zweimal dieChampions League und einmal den Europapokal der Pokalsieger. 1999 wurde er von Queen Elisabeth II zum Ritter geschlagen. Nach einer erstaunlichen Karriere – zunächst in Schottland, dann über 27 Jahre bei Manchester United – legt Sir Alex Ferguson "Leading" vor, in dem der größte Fußballtrainer aller Zeiten die zentralen Führungsentscheidungen seiner 38-jährigen Teammanager-Karriere analysiert und, gemeinsam mit seinem Freund und Koautor Sir Michael Moritz, die Lektionen herausarbeitet, die jeder im Geschäftsleben und im Leben verwenden kann, um langfristig transformative Erfolge zu erzielen. Von Einstellungskriterien zu Entlassungsentscheidungen, vom Umgang mit Veränderung zu Teamwork, von der Souveränität in der Vorstandsetage bis zur Reaktion auf Misserfolg und Widerstände: "Leading" ist so inspirierend wie praktisch und ein Nachschlagewerk für jede Führungskraft im Beruf, im Sport und im Leben.
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Der Satz vom Widerspruch

zur Theorie des dialektischen Materialismus

Author: Edward Conze

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 469

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Internationales Sportrecht

unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Sportvölkerrechts

Author: Andreas Wax

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783428128259

Category: Internationales Sportrecht

Page: 387

View: 5426

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Bewegte Identitäten

Medien in transkulturellen Kontexten

Author: Brigitta Busch,Brigitte Hipfl,Kevin Robins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 239

View: 767

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