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Am I a Baller? Basketball Performance Assessment from First-Person Videos [article]

Gedas Bertasius, Hyun Soo Park, Stella X. Yu, Jianbo Shi
2017 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a method to assess a basketball player's performance from his/her first-person video.  ...  Finally, we use this feature to learn a basketball assessment model from pairs of labeled first-person basketball videos, for which a basketball expert indicates, which of the two players is better.  ...  We also note that performance assessment is an important problem in many different areas not just basketball.  ... 
arXiv:1611.05365v4 fatcat:vrzqhahqrfa27bsvt3ublajvym

Livin' Da Dream? Playing Black, Illusions of Meritocracy, and Narrative Constraints in Sports Video Game Story Modes

Michael Fuchs
2021 European Journal of American Studies  
, meritocratic assessment of player skills" (88).  ...  There's a lot more to being a great baller than what you see on the court: High school, college, choosing an agent, getting drafted, developing a personal brand, and family.  ... 
doi:10.4000/ejas.17368 fatcat:ag5we7tdhzd3xnsolptczs5lvu

The Mixed Race Mouse: Discovering Mixed Race Identity in Disney Channel Programs from High School Musical to K.C. Undercover

Paloma Miya Larson
2016 Berkeley undergraduate journal  
To evaluate multiracial representation on Disney Channel, I performed a textual and visual analysis on four television programs featuring mixed race actors. I then categorized each mixed race actor as  ...  First, how has the entertainment industry constructed mixed race identity on television?  ...  Upon first introduction to Chad, the camera follows him as he dribbles a basketball around a cheerleader. 141 Later in that same scene when he meets up with his best friend Troy, he immediately states  ... 
doi:10.5070/b3292032760 fatcat:o2ubts5werg4xm33uh22tl5tiu

Playing Sport, Playing Citizens: The Socialization of Adolescents through Organized Youth Sport in France and America

Alicia Collen
unpublished
he i The term "inner-city" is used to imply poor neighborhoods in urban centers. ii A term used to connote a basketball player. personally gets to play is dependant on his skill level. 37 Therefore,  ...  Basketball has also recently become the focus of a program used to teach urban minority adolescents and pre-adolescents the skills to safely combat provocation and to use violence-reducing behavior.  ... 
fatcat:qbkqkexaqzhaxdxubjmkqvwdru

Investigating basketball Twitter: a community examination of serious leisure information practices

Jacob Sanchez
2020
A synthesis of key claims in serious leisure research is used to create the base knowledge of the serious leisure community.  ...  The proposed dissertation investigates: (1) the serious leisure practices of the basketball twitter community; (2) the positive and negative impacts of the serious leisure information practices in the  ...  Man when I worked at NSU during football season… I was very careful on that sideline." Rachael @RachaelHoops responded, "'learns her lesson' lmao goodnight. I am done."  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-t04p-1m48 fatcat:bvjxs2l5fvetjk7rzdwj2g57gy

Gendered sexualities in migration : play, pageantry, and the politics of performing Filipino-ness in settler colonial Canada

May Leanne Farrales
2017
The first site in which I attend to the making of sexualities is at Filipino basketball leagues and games organized in the local community.  ...  To analyze how sexualities are negotiated at these sites, I use a queer diaspora, queer of colour and transnational framework that attempts to be mindful of Indigenous critiques that urge for scholarship  ...  First, I examine how basketball functions and is imagined as a lifesaver for virile masculine subjects.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0354499 fatcat:j27alllqqnhotoshexz7koss5a

Perceptions of African Ameircan Females: An Examination of Black Women's Images in Rap Music Videos [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, Anthony B. Monteiro
2020
This project is a multi-method examination including questionnaires and focus group sessions, exploring the effect of rap music video content on the representation of African American women, society's  ...  I don't just throw all can food in a pot and warm it up but I am skillful and clean with cooking a variety of food from other cultures including mine.‖ -I am more than tangible beauty.  ...  I also have great intangible attributes and skills.‖ -It completely represents the way I am now.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/2111 fatcat:urjhxh3b3rf5vkxkgkuaorr26u

Mormons and YouTube

Ryan Reeder
2017
Growing out of a need to better facilitate the production and distribution of online video, YouTube was able to become dominant through a combination of factors including the implementation of innovative  ...  YouTube, through its ubiquity and ease of use, has provided the tools for institutions, professionals, and individual members of society to tell their own stories, to share their own talents, to play their  ...  Other Mormon-themed videos have come out of additional real-life situations, such as missionaries displaying their skills at basketball ("Mormon Missionary Ballers received 28.4 million views.  ... 
doi:10.26076/3af8-a1c8 fatcat:54nk5yqpmve6hkzkrommqkqpea

Queering Christianity: Sexual and Spiritual Identity Navigation in LGBTTQIA+ Folks At Trinity Western University and the Implications for Practitioners of Psychotherapy

Christie Esau, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
2017
and faculty to sign a community covenant expressing marriage is between a man and a woman.  ...  Importantly, TWU is currently seeking to start a law school, which faces great opposition due to TWU's historical and current exclusion of queer folks.  ...  In that case, however, clinicians can refer to recommendations, including: using person centred affirmative therapy practices, assessing the positive and negative perceptions of LGBQ individuals, assessing  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-21272 fatcat:ao7kqtkpkjeyzpu7kbsw3gqifa

The targum (1947:Nov. 4 - 1947:Nov. 25)

No Name Supplied
1947
Some University historians indicate that the Targum was first published as an annual in 1867, but of this we have no extant evidence.  ...  In January 1869, the Targum as we now know it, made its appearance as a monthly paper that concerned itself with student "literary contributions" and college news as well as serving as a vehicle for bringing  ...  But, like myself, they prefer anonymity to being used. I am an idealist and a humani tarian, and no person or group is going to corrupt my concept of right.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-3w29-eb86 fatcat:5lbkkuc3cveo3dpb42ebfy4v54

Tough Love: Young Urban Woman of Color as Public Pedagogues and Their Lessons on Race, Gender, and Sexuality [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, James Earl Davis
2020
They argue rape culture as a definitive feature of US society. The structural forces of racism and classism, negatively impact urban areas, increasing the likelihood of violence.  ...  Employing ethnographic methods, this dissertation investigated a summer camp within a community center in the Bronx, and the everyday ways that five women of color (18-26) taught a public pedagogy of gender  ...  I apologize, and I am reminded of how young I look since I am mistaken for a counselor.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/3283 fatcat:jfphzxy4ubad3hjpndzww65zha

Surviving independent women: feminist appropriations in the cultural production of destiny's child [article]

Samantha C. Thrift, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Brian Rusted
2005
me out / Instead of a scrub like you / Who don't know what a man's about." (11. 16-19) A 'baller' -a term derived from basketball, a sport significant in many black cultures for the opportunities it affords  ...  If you took it there first of all Let me say, I am not the one to be played So prove yourself to me, Or the girl that you claim Why don't you say the things That you said to me yesterday?  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/18160 fatcat:ygzpfka3efbfljlxabygpdvlx4

LOS EXTRAÑOS FAMILIARES: LEGAL ADVOCACY, CARE, AND INTIMACY IN U.S. FAMILY DETENTION

Erin Danielle Routon
2020
Positioned from the perspective of these advocates, I argue that exploring the 'ambivalent terrains' and irrefutable tensions of care in and of this environment affords both a rich and uncomfortable encounter  ...  My dissertation explores how these advocates, through their engagement with what I refer to as 'legal care', resist the myriad microlevel forms of punishment that mark administrative incarceration and  ...  I don't know where I'm going. Am I on the right road? I wonder.  ... 
doi:10.7298/rkkt-hy36 fatcat:drupncojijadnl34taafy42qzi