qOut of Boundsq explores the trajectories and challenges of exceptional men and women athletes who later became outstanding academic scholars. The book reports findings from participatory, qualitative research, and problematizes ways we have come to think about the separation and integration of athletic and academic practices - embodied in both institutions and individuals, and reflected through intersecting categories and experiences of race, gender, and social class. Through the provocative and surprising narratives of gifted athletes who became prolific scholars, this book offers significantly new ways of thinking about the connections, contradictions, and possibilities of sports and schools.The Cal football media guide listed Tony Smith as 6a#39;3aquot;, 285 pounds, Natu as 6a#39;4aquot;, 265 pounds. ... neither majors nor any other academic particulars were mentioned in the 1989 California Football Roster.1 Tony also called Derek Van Rheenenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Out of Bounds|
|Author||:||Jabari Mahiri, Derek Van Rheenen|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2010|