Resources About Sports and Human Rights

For more on sports and human rights, check out these books:

A People's History of Sports in the United States: From Bull-Baiting to Barry Bonds ... 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play, by Dave Zirin

Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports, by Dave Zirin

What's My Name, Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States, by Dave Zirin

The Revolt of the Black Athlete, by Harry Edwards

Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change, edited by Nancy Hogshead-Makar and Andrew Zimbalist

China's Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges, by Minky Worden

Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete, by Amy Bass

Playing With the Boys: Why Separate is Not Equal in Sports, by Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America, by Karen Blumenthal

Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete, by William C. Rhoden

Sport in Contemporary Society: An Anthology, by D. Stanley Eitzen

Human Rights in Youth Sport, by Paulo David

The Unlevel Playing Field: A Documentary History of the African American Experience in Sport, by David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller

Glory Bound: Black Athletes in a White America, by David K. Wiggins

Have Something to Say?

Add or Read Comments on
"Resources About Sports and Human Rights"
Launch Comments
By commenting here, I agree to abide by the Sojourners Comment Community Covenant guidelines