Hartmann's research focuses on race, sports, and public culture. Overarching themes of his writing include impact of sports-based intervention, cultural diversity, and religious belief and practice. He is the author of Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy (University of Chicago Press, 2016) and Race, Culture, and the Revolt of the Black Athlete: The 1968 Olympic Protests and Their Aftermath (Chicago, 2003), and co-author of Migration, Incorporation, and Change in an Interconnected World (Routledge / Taylor-Francis, 2015). Hartmann’s work has also appeared in the American Sociological Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and Social Problems.
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Using new, nationally representative survey data, finds that white Americans are not as unaware of the privileges associated with whiteness as the scholarly literature might imply.