Skin in the Game: Colorism and the Subtle Operation of Stereotypes in Men’s College Basketball1

  title={Skin in the Game: Colorism and the Subtle Operation of Stereotypes in Men’s College Basketball1},
  author={Steven L. Foy and Rashawn Ray},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={730 - 785}
Colorism research often suffers from endogeneity issues related to human capital outcomes and researchers’ inability to compare the effects of skin tone to those of racial classification. Furthermore, colorism research focuses on intraracial differences in skin tone inequality while insufficiently considering skin tone inequality across racial groups. Using data from video broadcasts of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s annual, single-elimination Men’s Division I Basketball… 

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