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Midnight BasketballRace, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy$
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Douglas Hartmann

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226374840

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.001.0001

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The Midnight Innovation

The Midnight Innovation

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(p.16) Two The Midnight Innovation
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Midnight Basketball
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Douglas Hartmann

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0002

Chapter 2 uses original archival materials situated in the historical context of neoliberalism and developed in dialogue with scholarly literatures on sports history and the sociology of race to trace the origins and explain the popularity of midnight basketball in late 1980s American culture.

Keywords:   G. Van Standifer, sport policy, crime prevention, post-Civil Rights, risk reduction, racial politics, racial ideologies

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