Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 February 2017

216 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784994075

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Sport in the Black Atlantic

Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean diaspora

Janelle Joseph

Published by Manchester University Press

Globalizing Sport Studies

  • Provides in-depth ethnographic research on the Black Atlantic, clarifying how black Canadians maintain connections to blacks in the Caribbean, England and the United States
  • Makes a genuine contribution to sport studies and black diaspora studies using cricket, a popular culture germane to the Caribbean region and black consciousness from the 1960s to the present
  • Demonstrates how race is constructed through the intersections of ethnicity, gender, age, nationality, and generation
  • Provides an overview of diaspora studies in sport, and the first case study of itinerant aging Caribbean athletes

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