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The Resource When race, religion, and sport collide : Black athletes at BYU and beyond, Darron T. Smith

When race, religion, and sport collide : Black athletes at BYU and beyond, Darron T. Smith

Label
When race, religion, and sport collide : Black athletes at BYU and beyond
Title
When race, religion, and sport collide
Title remainder
Black athletes at BYU and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Darron T. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Weaving together the history of the black athlete in America and the experience of blackness in Mormon theology, the author tells the story of Brandon Davies' dismissal from Brigham Young University's NCAA playoff basketball team, analyzing the thorny intersection of race and sport at BYU and the challenges facing African American athletes in general in the NCAA today.--From publisher description
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Darron T.
Dewey number
796.04309792/24
Index
index present
LC call number
GV691 .B74
LC item number
S65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Perspectives on a multiracial America series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brigham Young University
  • African American athletes
  • African American Mormons
  • Racism in sports
  • Race relations
  • Race relations
  • Sports
  • African American athletes
  • African American athletes
  • United States
Label
When race, religion, and sport collide : Black athletes at BYU and beyond, Darron T. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The meaning of sport in the popular imagination : the collision of race, religion, and sport -- The origins of racism and framing: setting the stage for the history of blacks in sport -- The white racial framing of blacks in Mormon theology -- Black student revolts and political uprising in the late sixties and early seventies : fanning the flame of black student-athlete revolts -- Mormon attitudes toward civil rights : it's God's law, we're not racist! -- No honor in the honor code : the suspension of Brandon Davies and the incompatibility nexus between blackness and Mormonism -- Colorblindness and the health consequences to black male student-athletes through the illusion of a free education -- Pipeline or pipedream : the elusiveness of change in the era of "black lives matter."
Control code
ocn920853689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 217 pages
Isbn
9781442217881
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015034699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)920853689
Label
When race, religion, and sport collide : Black athletes at BYU and beyond, Darron T. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The meaning of sport in the popular imagination : the collision of race, religion, and sport -- The origins of racism and framing: setting the stage for the history of blacks in sport -- The white racial framing of blacks in Mormon theology -- Black student revolts and political uprising in the late sixties and early seventies : fanning the flame of black student-athlete revolts -- Mormon attitudes toward civil rights : it's God's law, we're not racist! -- No honor in the honor code : the suspension of Brandon Davies and the incompatibility nexus between blackness and Mormonism -- Colorblindness and the health consequences to black male student-athletes through the illusion of a free education -- Pipeline or pipedream : the elusiveness of change in the era of "black lives matter."
Control code
ocn920853689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 217 pages
Isbn
9781442217881
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015034699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)920853689

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