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KNES225

Hoop Dreams: Black Masculinity and Sport

Credit only granted for: KNES289R OR KNES225. Formerly: KNES289R. Has sport disadvantaged African American males? This course critically examines sport as a site where notions of black masculinity are publicly debated, critiqued, challenged, celebrated, and also transformed. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, this course explores how sport has been invoked across the political and ideological spectrum to interrogate a number of issues impacting the life chances of young, African Americans males including educational attainment, poverty, social mobility, racism, cultural production, and notions of masculinity.

Winter 2022

1 review
Average rating: 5.00

Fall 2021

3 reviews
Average rating: 5.00

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