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

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

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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that national exposure through athletic success, profitable athletic departments, and an emphasis on research and graduate programs over undergraduate education are creating a "beer and circus" atmosphere in large universities
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192866
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DLC
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Sperber, Murray
Dewey number
796.0430973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • College sports
  • College sports
  • College sports
  • Universities and colleges
Target audience
adult
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how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education
Label
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education, Murray Sperber
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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
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805038644
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
00037021
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-3220
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
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780805038644
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
00037021
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-3220

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