New Racism and African Americans in Contemporary Sports
Author: David J. Leonard,C. Richard King, Washington State University
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Category: Sports & Recreation
View: 7710Commodified 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.