The Resource Darwin's athletes : how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race, John Hoberman, (ebook)

Darwin's athletes : how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race, John Hoberman, (ebook)

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Darwin's athletes : how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race
Title
Darwin's athletes
Title remainder
how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race
Statement of responsibility
John Hoberman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A "provocative, disturbing, important" look at how society's obsession with athletic achievement undermines African Americans (The New York Times). DARWIN'S ATHLETES focuses on society's fixation with black athletic achievement. Hoberman argues that this obsession has come to play a troubling role in African American life and our country's race relations. Rich, flamboyant superstars lend credence to age-old prejudices, recycled "scientific" theories denigrating black intelligence, and stereotypes of black violence. This portrayal of black identity encourages a disdain for academic achievement already too widespread among black males. Darwin's Athletes is a powerful indictment of modern sport's racial spectacle
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Hoberman, John M.
Dewey number
796/.089/96073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • African American athletes
  • Public opinion
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) in sports
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Darwin's athletes : how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race, John Hoberman, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547348544
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11990621
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remote
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11990621
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MWT11990621
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Darwin's athletes : how sport has damaged Black America and preserved the myth of race, John Hoberman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547348544
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11990621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11990621
System control number
MWT11990621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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