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Cashmore, Ellis

Works: 52 works in 517 publications in 6 languages and 17,941 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GN496, 305.8003
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Most widely held works by Ellis Cashmore
Dictionary of race and ethnic relations by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues of ethnicity and racial relations are almost universally seen as one of the prime motivating forces behind social conflict and change. The often volatile and complex nature of racial interaction resonates through all aspects of modern society. Even social issues which appear to have little or no connection to race often become entangled with ethnic friction to create far more complex problems. Race is also used as a powerful weapon by individuals and political organizations to further their own objectives. It is these issues and problems that the Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relations addresses. Since the 1988 publication of the second edition of this acclaimed reference book there have been enormous changes in the area of race and ethnic relations throughout the world. In a comprehensive range of alphabetically arranged entries which cover legal concerns, historical developments, and important figures and concepts the Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relations deals with these changes through in-depth articles which both define and analyze the terms. Developments in South Africa, the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, and the Clarence Thomas hearings are just a few of the broad range of up-to-date subjects covered. In addition, each entry provides a list of cross-references and further reading which make the book a valuable reference tool as well as a teaching aid
Making sense of sport by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory textbook which draws on a wide range of disciplines in order to explain the field of sport. The text defines basic terms, provides a framework for studying key problem areas, and is illustrated with examples from international sport
Sports culture : an A-Z guide by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We live in a culture in which sports play an important role. The growth in broadcasting, merchandising, iconography and the commercialization of sports has led to an increasing interest in the emerging field of sports culture." "This book examines individual issues, people, artefacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Coverage is wide-ranging" "The book also includes suggestions for further reading to help with further study, and a comprehensive index. Book jacket."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of race and ethnic studies by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed from the critically acclaimed Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relations, now in its fourth edition, the Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies has been assembled by a world-class team of international scholars led by Ellis Cashmore to provide an authoritative, single-volume reference work on all aspects of race and ethnic studies. From "Aboriginal Australians" to "Zionism," "sexuality" to "social work," "beauty" to "hybridity," the Encyclopedia is organized alphabetically and reflects cultural diversity in a global context." "Although unafraid to engage with cutting-edge theory, the Encyclopedia is uncluttered by jargon and has been written in a lucid, "facts-fronted" style to offer an accessible introduction to race and ethnic studies. The Encyclopedia is also fully cross-referenced and thoroughly indexed with many entries followed by annotated up-to-date suggestions for further reading to guide the user to the key sources. It is a reference work for scholars and students of race and ethnic studies, as well as a handy resource for journalists and other professionals working in the field."--Jacket
Introduction to race relations by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second edition of the textbook on race and ethnic relations, which has been adopted by academic and vocational courses and which is designed to be a straightforward introduction to this field of study. It retains all the original features, but reflects on events over the years since its original publication, incorporating accounts of developments in the UK and USA. Suggestions for further readings are revised in the light of the latest research
Dictionary of cultural theorists( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrity culture by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ellis Cashmore collects research, theory, and case studies en route as he explores the intriguing issue of celebrity culture: its origins, its meaning, and its global influence. Covering such varied perspectives as fame addiction, the "celebrification" of politics, and celebrity fatigue, Cashmore analyzes the relationship celebrity has with commodification and the consumer society, and investigates the new media and the quest for self-perfection."--Jacket
Out of order? : policing black people( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racism : essential readings by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronological anthology of 38 essays that demonstrate the long and complex intellectual history of racism as an idea and show how powerful groups have utilized racism to advance social, economic, or cultural interests
Black sportsmen by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1982, Black Sportsmen examines the affect that race has had on sportspeople. The book is based on interviews with a wide range of sportspeople from Olympic athletes to schoolchildren and novices. Written at a time when many black youths were turning to, and succeeding in sports such as athletics, boxing, football, karate and table tennis, this book focuses on the various ways in which black sports competitors reacted to their blackness"--Publisher's website
Rastaman : the Rastafarian movement in England by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black culture industry by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Arabic and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the artist formerly known as Prince, Cashmore explores how black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations
Sport psychology : the key concepts by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sport psychology" provides the most authoritative, wide-ranging and up-to-date A to Z guide available to this fascinating field. Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, it offers a highly accessible introduction to the vocabulary of sport psychology, its central theories and its contemporary relevance
The logic of racism by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1987, The Logic of Racism provides a portrait of race relations based on the stories of 800 different individuals from all sections of society. In this book, voices from the author's tape recorder are converted to the page for the reader to experience the vivid, sometimes humorous and frequently disturbing impressions of race relations as they are experienced. Interviewees include people from different age groups, sexes, races, and social backgrounds as well as the politicians, teachers and professionals responsible for fighting racism. The book combines real life
Having to--the world of one parent families by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

--And there was telev!s!on by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In essence, Cashmore argues that television is the central apparatus of consumer society and its success is measured not in terms of whether we enjoy programs, but how much we spend as a result of watching them. It is a book that should be read by anyone who watches television and wants to know what it is doing to them
Beyond Black : Celebrity and Race in Obama's America by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraisal of the impact of a new type of black celebrities--acquisitive, ambitious, successful, and individualistic--on the cultural landscape of contemporary America
Martin Scorsese's America by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over four decades, Martin Scorsese has been the chronicler of an obsessive society, where material possessions and physical comfort are valued, where the pursuit of individual improvement is rewarded and where male prerogative is respected and preserved." "Scorsese has often described his films as sociology and he has a point: his storytelling condenses complex information into comprehensible narratives about society. In this sense, he has been a guide through a dark world of nineteenth century crypto-fascism to a fetishistic twentieth century in which goods, fame, money and power are held to have magical power." "Author of Tyson: Nurture of the Beast and Beckham, Ellis Cashmore turns his attention to arguably the most influential living film-maker to explore how Scorsese envisions America. Greed, manhood, the city and romantic love feature on Scorsese's landscape of secular materialism. They are among the themes Cashmore argues have driven and inform Scorsese's work. This is America, as seen through the eyes of Martin Scorsese and it is a deeply unpleasant place." "Cashmore's book discloses how, collectively, Scorsese's films present an image of America. It's an image assembled from the perspectives of obsessive people, whether burned-out paramedics, compulsive entrepreneurs, tortured lovers, or celebrity-fixated comedians. It's collected from pool halls, taxicabs, boxing rings and jazz clubs. It's an image that's specific, yet ubiquitous. It is Martin Scorsese's America."--Jacket
Black youth in crisis( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sport and exercise psychology : the key concepts by Ellis Cashmore( Book )

16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its new edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover diverse terms." "Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, this latest key guide contains invaluable advice on the psychology of Sport and Exercise. A comprehensive A-Z guide to a fast-moving field of inquiry, this book is an essential resource for scholars, coaches, trainers, journalists, competitors, exercisers; in fact anyone associated with sport and exercise."--Jacket
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Sports culture : an A-Z guide
Alternative Names
Cashmore, E. E.

Cashmore, E. Ellis.

Cashmore, E. Ellis (Ernest Ellis)

Cashmore, E. Ellis (Ernest Ellis), 1949-

Cashmore Ellis

Cashmore, Ellis, 1949-

Cashmore, Ernest

Cashmore, Ernest Ellis.

Cashmore, Ernest Ellis, 1949-

캐시모어, 앨리스

캐시모어, 엘리스

カシュモア, エリス

キャッシュモア, E. エリス

キャッシュモア, エリス

Making sense of sportSports culture : an A-Z guideEncyclopedia of race and ethnic studiesIntroduction to race relationsDictionary of cultural theoristsCelebrity cultureRacism : essential readingsThe Black culture industry