Crossing Sidelines Crossing Cultures

Author: Joel S. Franks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780761847441
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Social Science

This updated edition explores the vibrant community of Asian Pacific Americans through sports. This book tells intriguing tales of athletes, such as aquatic legend Duke Kahanamoku and diving gold medalist Vicki Manalo, but has been expanded to include Tiger Woods, Tim Lincicum, Troy Polamalu and other current athletes.

Asians and Pacific Islanders in American Football

Author: Joel S. Franks, San Jose State University
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9781498560986
Release Date: 2018-05-04
Genre: History

This study examines the historical and contemporary experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with American football. It analyzes how they have used the sport to maintain a sense of community while encountering racial exclusion, labor exploitation, and colonialism.

Making an American Festival

Author: Chiou-ling Yeh
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520253513
Release Date: 2008-09-02
Genre: History

This provocative history of the largest annual Chinese celebration in the United States—the Chinese New Year parade and beauty pageant in San Francisco—opens a new window onto the evolution of one Chinese American community over the second half of the twentieth century. In a vividly detailed account that incorporates many different voices and perspectives, Chiou-ling Yeh explores the origins of these public events and charts how, from their beginning in 1953, they developed as a result of Chinese business community ties with American culture, business, and politics. What emerges is a fascinating picture of how an ethnic community shaped and was shaped by transnational and national politics, economics, ethnic movements, feminism, and queer activism.

Whose Baseball

Author: Joel S. Franks
ISBN: UCSC:32106011279525
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Franks (history, San Jose State University) analyzes the relationship between baseball and the history of cultural diversity in California. He addresses the importance of sports and sport history, the significance of regional history, and the uses of connecting these pursuits to an understanding of

The Contemporary Asian American Experience

Author: Timothy P. Fong
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: UCSC:32106017974137
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Social Science

Written for college-level courses, but accessible to a wider audience, this book provides a foundation for understanding the history, culture, and social relationships that define the issues facing Asian Americans. It examines the inter-relationships between race, class, and gender and considers how


Author: North American Society for Sport History
ISBN: UOM:39015073094347
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Physical education and training

Proceedings Newsletter

Author: North American Society for Sport History
ISBN: UOM:39015073094073
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Physical education and training


ISBN: WISC:89119219830
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Women

Frontiers of capital

Author: Melissa Suzanne Fisher
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114431252
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Political Science

A collection of ethnographic essays that consider the optimism associated with globaling business and technology developments in the 1990s, from Wall Street IPOs to China's new capitalism.