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Title Asian American sporting cultures / edited by Stanley I. Thangaraj, Constancio R. Arnaldo, Jr., and Christina B. Chin ; foreword by J. Jack Halberstam ; afterword by Lisa Lowe.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2016]

Subject Asian American athletes.
Asian American athletes -- Social conditions.
Group identity -- United States.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Alt Name Thangaraj, Stanley I.,
Arnaldo, Constancio R., Jr,
Chin, Christina B.,
Halberstam, Jack, 1961-
Lowe, Lisa,
Description 1 online resource
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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 11, 2016).
Includes index.
Contents Asian American Sporting Cultures -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I Asian American Sports in Historical Context -- 1 From Perpetual Foreigner to Pacific Rim Entrepreneur -- 2 Reflections on Sport Spectatorship and Immigrant Life -- Part II Asian American Sporting Celebrities -- 3 Everybody Loves an Underdog -- 4 Manny "Pac- Man" Pacquiao, the Transnational Fist, and the Southern California Ringside Community -- Part III Complicating "Model Minority" Myths, Orientalism, and Gendered Stereotypes -- 5 Indian Americans and the "Brain Sport" of Spelling Bees -- 6 Mixed Martial Arts, Caged Orientalism, and Female Asian American Bodies -- 7 The Continued Legacy of Japanese American Youth Basketball Leagues -- Part IV Refugees, Pacific Islanders, and Sport -- 8 Hmong Youth, American Football, and the Cultural Politics of Ethnic Sports Tournaments -- 9 Lin, Te'o, and Asian American Masculinities in Sporting Flux -- Afterword -- About the Contributors -- Index.
ISBN 9781479891443 (electronic bk.)
1479891444 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 936204513

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