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Before March MadnessThe Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Kurt Edward Kemper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043260
eISBN:
9780252052149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043260.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Before March Madness examines the power dynamics of mid-century college sports when their meaning in higher education was still uncertain, when their future in American culture was still ... More

Black Queer FreedomSpaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, GerShun Avilez argues that queerness, here meaning same-sex desire and gender nonconformity, introduces the threat of injury and that artists throughout the Black diaspora use queer ... More

From Slave Cabins to the White HouseHomemade Citizenship in African American Culture

From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043321
eISBN:
9780252052200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book argues for a new reading practice. Rather than approach art and literature from marginalized groups as examples of protest or as responses to “dominant” culture, it demonstrates the power ... More

Queer and Trans MigrationsDynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Queer and Trans Migrations: Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R Chávez (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043314
eISBN:
9780252052194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043314.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume brings together academics, activists, and artists to explore how LGBTQ migrants and their allies, friends, families, and communities (including citizens and noncitizens) experience and ... More

Queering the Global Filipina BodyContested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Gina K. Velasco

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The “global Filipina body” is a ubiquitous sign of the Philippine nation that represents the exploitation of racialized and gendered Filipina migrant labor in a context of neoliberal globalization ... More

The Sport MarriageWomen Who Make It Work

The Sport Marriage: Women Who Make It Work

Steven M. Ortiz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043161
eISBN:
9780252052040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043161.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Male professional athletes captivate fans and profoundly influence today’s society as part of the $1.3 trillion global sport industry. Although these athletes’ lives and careers are widely reported, ... More

Upon the Altar of WorkChild Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043444
eISBN:
9780252052323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043444.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines how debates about children and their labor shaped the way Northerners and Southerners defined fundamental concepts of American life such as work, freedom, morality, and the market ... More

Workers against the CityThe Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Donald W. Rogers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book contributes to legal and labor history by reinterpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hague v. CIO (1939) decision, which upheld a federal district court injunction prohibiting Jersey City boss ... More

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