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

By: Grasmuck, Sherri.
Contributor(s): Goldwater, Janet.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 247 p., [16] p. of plates) : col. ill.ISBN: 0813537614 (electronic bk.); 9780813537610 (electronic bk.); 0813535549 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780813535548 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0813535557 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780813535555 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): 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 | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of Sports | Baseball for children -- Social aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Boys -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions | Masculinity | Electronic books | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Base-ball pour enfants -- Aspect social -- Pennsylvanie -- Philadelphie -- Cas, �Etudes de | Gar�cons -- Pennsylvanie -- Philadelphie -- Conditions sociales -- Cas, �Etudes de | Philadelphie (Penns.) -- Conditions sociales -- 21e si�ecle -- Cas, �Etudes de | Masculinit�e -- Cas, �Etudes de | Junge | Baseball | Philadelphia <Pa.>Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Fallstudiensammlung.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Protecting home.DDC classification: 306.4/83 Other classification: ZY 2209 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-242) and index.

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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."

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Protecting home by Grasmuck, Sherri. ©2005
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