Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures Sport and Asian Pacific American Cultural Citizenship

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780761821250
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
University Press Of America
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
226
Vekt
354 gr
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
154 mm
Tykkelse
17 mm
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Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures Sport and Asian Pacific American Cultural Citizenship

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk
Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures crosses disciplines in order to examine an unexplored facet of American racial and ethnic experiences-Asian Pacific American participation in sports. Joel S. Franks examines the experiences of famous and not so famous Asian Pacific American athletes from the late 1800s to the present. Through the stories of athletes such as swimmer Duke Kahanamoku and figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, Franks demonstrates how Asian Pacific Americans have overcome discrimination and stereotypes to cross the cultural barriers that separate them from other American racial and ethnic groups. This book reveals how the struggles that Asian Pacific Americans face in their desire to assert their cultural citizenship are often expressed through sports.
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chapter 1 Introduction chapter 2 Sports and Asian Pacific American Communities chapter 3 The Ring and The Mat: Boxing, Wrestling, and The "Martial Arts" chapter 4 Bats and Ball chapter 5 Touchdowns and Goals chapter 6 Courts and Communities chapter 7 From Duke to Tiger and Kristi chapter 8 Asian Pacific American Sporting Experiences in a Comparative Perspective
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. . . a carefully constructed thesis about how people assert their cultural identities in ways that break down stereotypes and cross the cultural borders that separate racial and ethnic groups in the US?Very interesting, and highly recommended for allcategories of readership. * CHOICE *. . . a carefully constructed thesis about how people assert their cultural identities in ways that break down stereotypes and cross the cultural borders that separate racial and ethnic groups in the US...Very interesting, and highly recommended for all categories of readership. * CHOICE *
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Joel S. Franks is a Lecturer in the Department of Social Science at San Jose State University in California.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780761821250
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
University Press Of America
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
226
Vekt
354 gr
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
154 mm
Tykkelse
17 mm
Se alle
Forfatter