Using Giddens’s Structuration Theory to Examine the Waning Participation of African Americans in Baseball

@inproceedings{Ogden2005UsingGS,
  title={Using Giddens’s Structuration Theory to Examine the Waning Participation of African Americans in Baseball},
  author={David C. Ogden and Randall A. Rose},
  year={2005}
}
Baseball is on the decline in African American culture. The percentage of African Americans in the major leagues is at its lowest point since 1968, for example. This article employs structuration theory, a comprehensive social theory developed by British sociologist Anthony Giddens, to examine the evolution of African Americans’ involvement in baseball from the heyday of the Negro leagues to the historically low level of participation today. Structuration theory has the capability of… CONTINUE READING