In this volume the editers have brought together scholars from the humanities and social sciences to analyse representations of Latinidad in a diversity of genres - media culture, music, film, theatre, art and sports - that are emerging across the US, in relation to different groups.
Latinos have become the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. This title analyzes representations of Latinidad in a diversity of genres - media, culture, music, film, theatre, art, and sports - that are emerging across the nation in relation to Chicanas, Chicanos, mestizos, Puerto Ricans, Caribbeans and Latinos in Canada.
A study of racism in American sport which offers solutions for bringing more minorities into coaching and administration. The author also wrote The Sports Franchise Game and Agents of Opportunity: Sports Agents and Corruption in Collegiate Sports.
William Brashler's novel is story of a black barnstorming ball club in 1939, before JackieRobinson broke baseball's unofficial color barrier. This edition includes a preface by theauthor and an introduction by Peter Bjarkman setting the novel in the contexts ofscholarly literature on the Negro Baseball Leagues and of sports fiction. ''Captivating ......