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Big Time Sports In American Universities

Author : Charles T. Clotfelter  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-07  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139499163
ISBN 13 : 1139499165

For almost a century, big-time college sport has been a wildly popular but consistently problematic part of American higher education. The challenges it poses to traditional academ..


Big Time Sports In American Universities

Author : Charles T. Clotfelter  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-07  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1107004349
ISBN 13 : 9781107004344

For almost a century, big-time college sports has been a wildly popular but consistently problematic part of American higher education. The challenges it poses to traditional acade..


Pay For Play

Author : Ronald Austin Smith  |  Pub Date : 2011  |  Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 9780252035876
ISBN 13 : 0252035879

In an era when college football coaches frequently command higher salaries than university presidents, many call for reform to restore the balance between amateur athletics and the..


Football U

Author : J. Douglas Toma  |  Pub Date : 2003  |  Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN 10 : 0472112996
ISBN 13 : 9780472112999

Toma scores with a balanced look at the use of athletic programs as a tool in "branding" universities and in building community spirit, support, and identity both on campus and off..


Sports And Freedom

Author : Ronald A. Smith  |  Pub Date : 1990-12-27  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195362187
ISBN 13 : 9780195362183

Perhaps more than any other two colleges, Harvard and Yale gave form to American intercollegiate athletics--a form that was inspired by the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry overseas, and t..


Beer And Circus

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 2011-04-01  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781429936699
ISBN 13 : 142993669X

A no-holds-barred examination of the troubled relationship between college sports and higher education from a leading authority on the subject Murray Sperber turns common perceptio..