Race and Sports: Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532158181
  • ISBN-13: 9781532158186
  • DDC: 796.089
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This title delves into common stereotypes in sports, especially the sports or positions that are typically played by a certain race. It also examines the effects when the "norm" is disrupted. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Historic First.
2: History of Race and Sports.
3: Athletic or Intelligent?.
4: Too Small, Too Slow?.
5: White Sports, Black Sports.
6: Stereotypes and Sports Mascots.
7: Sports Media and Racial Stereotypes.
8: The Effect of Stereotypes in Sports.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.