When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball

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  • Author(s): Willms, Nicole
    Project Muse
  • Series:
    Critical Issues in Sport and Society
  • Publication Information:
    New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press. 2017
  • Additional Information
    • Resource Type:
      eBook.
    • Description:
      For nearly one hundred years, basketball has been an important part of Japanese American life. Women's basketball holds a special place in the contemporary scene of highly organized and expansive Japanese American leagues in California, in part because these leagues have produced numerous talented female players. Using data from interviews and observations, Nicole Willms explores the interplay of social forces and community dynamics that have shaped this unique context of female athletic empowerment. As Japanese American women have excelled in mainstream basketball, they have emerged as local stars who have passed on the torch by becoming role models and building networks for others.
    • Subjects:
      Basketball for women--California--History
      Japanese Americans--Recreation--California
      Women basketball players--California
      Japanese American basketball players--California--History
      Japanese Americans--California--Social life and customs
    • Categories:
      SPORTS & RECREATION / Basketball
      SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
      SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Asian American Studies
    • Related ISBNs:
      9780813584164. 9780813584171. 9780813584188.
    • OCLC:
      999741579
    • Accession Number:
      1455685
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  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      WILLMS, N.; PROJECT MUSE. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. ISBN 9780813584164. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685. Acesso em: 28 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Willms N, Project Muse. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. Rutgers University Press; 2017. Accessed September 28, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685
    • APA:
      Willms, N., & Project Muse. (2017). When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. Rutgers University Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Willms, Nicole, and Project Muse. 2017. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. Critical Issues in Sport and Society. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685.
    • Harvard:
      Willms, N. and Project Muse (2017) When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press (Critical Issues in Sport and Society). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685 (Accessed: 28 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Willms, N & Project Muse 2017, When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball, Critical Issues in Sport and Society, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, viewed 28 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Willms, Nicole, and Project Muse. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. Rutgers University Press, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Willms, Nicole, and Project Muse. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball. Critical Issues in Sport and Society. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Willms N, Project Muse. When Women Rule the Court : Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball [Internet]. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press; 2017 [cited 2020 Sep 28]. (Critical Issues in Sport and Society). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e864sww&AN=1455685