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Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education, Murray Sperber

Label
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education
Title
Beer and circus
Title remainder
how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education
Statement of responsibility
Murray Sperber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
796.043
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GV351
  • GV351
LC item number
  • .S63 2001
  • .S63 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education, Murray Sperber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Henry Holt, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-308) and index
Contents
Animal House -- College sports winners and losers -- The NCAA, the tube, and the fans -- Corporate beer-and-circus -- Admissions office scams -- The Flutie factor -- Shaft the undergraduates -- The great researcher = great teacher myth -- New Siwash in red ink -- Student mix and match -- The faculty/student nonaggression pact -- Cheating -- Undergraduate education triage : honors program lifeboats -- Cheap beer : the oxygen of the Greek system -- Drinking off-campus and far off-campus (spring break) -- Party round the team -- Rally round the team--as long as it wins and covers the spread -- College Sports MegaInc.-- College Sports MegaInc. versus undergraduate education -- Who loves the jocks? -- The New 3 R's -- Conclusion: what should happen versus what probably will happen
Control code
48017972
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Owl Books ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805068115
System control number
(OCoLC)48017972
Label
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education, Murray Sperber
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Henry Holt, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-308) and index
Contents
Animal House -- College sports winners and losers -- The NCAA, the tube, and the fans -- Corporate beer-and-circus -- Admissions office scams -- The Flutie factor -- Shaft the undergraduates -- The great researcher = great teacher myth -- New Siwash in red ink -- Student mix and match -- The faculty/student nonaggression pact -- Cheating -- Undergraduate education triage : honors program lifeboats -- Cheap beer : the oxygen of the Greek system -- Drinking off-campus and far off-campus (spring break) -- Party round the team -- Rally round the team--as long as it wins and covers the spread -- College Sports MegaInc.-- College Sports MegaInc. versus undergraduate education -- Who loves the jocks? -- The New 3 R's -- Conclusion: what should happen versus what probably will happen
Control code
48017972
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Owl Books ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805068115
System control number
(OCoLC)48017972

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