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Racial Ambiguity: Hoopin’ in Other Ethnic Leagues

Stanley I. Thangaraj

in Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

South Asian American identity is not formed against the dominant white normative masculinity alone. This chapter looks at how the racialization of South Asian Americans as “nerds” also leads to a ... More


“Who Is Desi?”: Understanding Organized Brown Out Basketball

Stanley I. Thangaraj

in Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Where chapter 1 showed multi-ethnic spaces where ethnic and religious difference were not critical to team formation, chapter 2 looks at Indo-Pak Basketball tournaments, especially in Chicago, that ... More


Introduction

Stanley I. Thangaraj

in Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction discusses the ways in which racialization is a gendered experience in theoretical terms. An examination of basketball cultures in South Asian America showcases the ways in which ... More


Everyday Play: The Formation of Desi Pickup Basketball

Stanley I. Thangaraj

in Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the social context and cartography of Atlanta through South Asian American pick-up basketball spaces. By situating the mosques in the racial landscape of the bible-belt, ... More


Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Stanley I. Thangaraj

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To ... More


The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of ... More


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