Protecting Home: Class, Race, and Masculinity in Boys' Baseball / Edition 1

Protecting Home: Class, Race, and Masculinity in Boys' Baseball / Edition 1

by Sherri Grasmuck
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813535555
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Seeing the world in neighborhood baseball1
2The neighborhood and race sponsorship : "a dropped third strike"17
Vignette : Kate's quiet championship45
3The clubhouse and class cultures : "bringing the infield in"49
Vignette : how parents get on base90
4The dugout and the masculinity styles of coaches : "never bail out"96
Vignette : making room for Lennie143
5The bench and boys' culture : "the heart of the lineup"147
6Conclusion193
AppMethodological considerations206

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