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text More than a game : race, gender, and politics in sports

Summary

"This book explores controversies in sports, including black boxer Jack Johnson, Jessie Owens in the 1936 Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, Muhammad Ali's refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, #MeToo and the US gymnastics team, and much more"--

Contents

Taking a knee -- Sports and race: from the great white hope to white house snubs -- Equal rights, equal opportunities: sexual identity in sports -- Patriotism and protest: sports and war -- Sports culture.

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Description
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Millbrook Press 2020

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TADL-WOOD J 306.4 DOE in Juvenile Nonfiction Available

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