Racism in Sports

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“Too Asian”?

Racism and Post-Secondary Education

The now notorious Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” from the magazine’s 2010 campus issue has sparked a national furor about race in Canadian higher education. Since the … ; ; ; 224 View

Black Geographies

and the Politics of Place

Black Geographies and the Politics of Place is an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory. Fourteen authors address specific geographic sites and develop their … 272 View

Game Misconduct

Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport

“You’re not a human being, you’re a number, a product, an asset as long as you can perform. If you can’t perform, then you’re a liability and they’ll drop you.” Professional athletes suffer … 192 View
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On Account of Darkness

Shining Light on Race and Sport

For marginalized athletes past and present, achievement can bring celebrity without equality and recognition without opportunity In many ways, Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region is a microcosm … 213 View

The Skin I’m In

Racism, Sports and Education

This book discusses the role that sport participation plays in the lives of Black male high school students. As a former professional athlete himself, the author brings a firsthand personal … 136 View
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Uncle

Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O. J. Simpson and Christopher Darden have all been accused of being an Uncle Tom during their careers. How, why, … 272 View
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“No One Knows the Mysteries at the Bottom of the Ocean”

From: Black Geographies

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Introduction to the themes of the book. Found in black geographies are a history of brutal segregation and erasure, but also processes that inform a different or new approach to the production of … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Acknowledgements

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Introduction

From: “Too Asian”?

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The introduction looks at how liberal and right-wing journalism in Canada deal with issues of “Race” and multiculturalism, especially on university and college campuses. 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

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Reflections of a Tenured Black Sheep, or How the University Looks to Me

From: You Must Be a Basketball Player

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In the introduction, the author discusses her lifelong fascination with the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 10 $1.00 Add
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From: On Account of Darkness

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Introduction to the book. The author calls himself a collector, a researcher, and a preservationist of many untold stories in sport, and thanks those who trusted him with their stories. 7 $0.70 Add
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Experiences of Black People in Canadian Society

From: The Skin I'm In

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In this chapter, the author provides a brief history of black people in Canada, and goes on to describe the continued prevalence of institutional racism in academic institutions and the workplace. 4 $0.40 Add
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Part 1 The Myth of Merit The Mythical Meritocracy, or Is the Best Candidate Ever Simply the Best?

From: You Must Be a Basketball Player

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This chapter debunks the myth of the meritocracy, the idea that employers should simply seek out the most qualified applicant for the position. This practice still results in people of colour … 12 $1.20 Add
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Sport, Spectacle, and Sacrifice

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