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Unpaid Professionals

Commercialism and Conflict in Big-Time College Sports

Unpaid Professionals( )
Author: Zimbalist, Andrew S.
ISBN:978-0-691-00955-1
Publication Date:Jul 1999
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $149.00
Book Description:

Big-time college sports embodies the ideals of amateurism and provides an important complement to university education. Or so its apologists would have us believe. As Andrew Zimbalist shows in this unprecedented analysis, college sports is really a massively commercialized industry based on activities that are often irrelevant and even harmful to education. Zimbalist combines groundbreaking empirical research and a talent for storytelling to provide a firm, factual basis for the...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / History
Education / Higher
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.337 cm
Book Weight:0.54 Kilograms



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