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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
DLC
Dewey number
796.04/3/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
GV351
LC item number
.S63 2000
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-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
ocm43790906
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805038644
Lccn
00037021
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a794698
  • a794698
Label
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education, Murray Sperber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-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
ocm43790906
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805038644
Lccn
00037021
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a794698
  • a794698

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