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Author Grasmuck, Sherri.

Title Protecting home : class, race, and masculinity in boys' baseball / Sherri Grasmuck ; photographs by Janet Goldwater.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2005]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 247 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-242) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Seeing the world in neighborhood baseball -- The neighborhood and race sponsorship: "a dropped third strike." Vignette: Kate's quiet championship -- The clubhouse and class cultures: "bringing the infield in." Vignette: How parents get on base -- The dugout and the masculinity styles of coaches: "never bail out." Vignette: making room for Lennie -- The bench and boys' culture: "the heart of the lineup."
Subject Baseball for children -- Social aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.
Boys -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Case studies.
Masculinity -- Case studies.
Baseball for children -- Social aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Boys -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of Sports.
Philadelphia <Pa.>.
Genre/Form Fallstudiensammlung.
Added Author Goldwater, Janet.
Other Form: Print version: Grasmuck, Sherri. Protecting home. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005 0813535549 0813535557 (DLC) 2004016355 (OCoLC)55962393
ISBN 0813537614 (electronic bk.)
9780813537610 (electronic bk.)
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