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Black and Asian Athletes in British Sport and Society: A Sporting Chance?

Black and Asian Athletes in British Sport and Society: A Sporting Chance? (Hardback)

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In this innovative study, Patrick Ismond provides an analysis of the issue of racism within British sport. It presents a number of theoretical positions regarding race, racism and sport, before providing a background history of the involvement of minority ethnic communities. Much detailed primary research is used to inform interesting discussions concerning racism in sport and its relationship to ethnicity, identity and notions of Englishness and Britishness. The study also includes a valuable analysis of sexism in sport, and the discrimination suffered by minority ethnic sportswomen.

GLBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial discriminationSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreation Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 16/05/2003 ISBN-13: 9780333920619  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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PATRICK ISMOND lectured in the areas of sociology and mass communications at Bath Spa University College, and the University of the West of England between 1995 and 2001. He has published on issues of racism, ethnicity and identity in sport, and on the media opportunities for minority ethnic cable television companies. He is a freelance writer, and is currently employed by Health Care Trusts in the West of England where he is involved with highlighting and tackling race and sex discrimination.

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