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Author Farred, Grant, author

Title The burden of over-representation : race, sport, and philosophy / Grant Farred
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2018
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Contents Introduction : the Algerian philosopher and the burden of over-representation -- Stupid bastards : conciliation, the act of first encounter -- Thank you, in (a) sense -- I think I saw Jacques Derrida at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa
Summary "This book probes the cultural forces and legacies at play in three events in sports history, exploring how racial, national, sporting, and personal identities overlap and conflict. The author taps into a deep well of Western philosophy and literature to read the resonances in these three moments"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 03, 2018)
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
World Cup (Soccer) (2010 : South Africa)
World Cup (Soccer)
Nationalism in sports
Racism in sports
Sports -- Philosophy
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
PHILOSOPHY -- Essays.
Racism in sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- General.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference.
Sports -- Philosophy.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Form Electronic book
Author World Cup (Rugby football) (1995 : South Africa)
LC no. 2018007127
ISBN 1439911444 (electronic book)
9781439911440 (electronic book)
(hardcover)