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College athletes for hire [electronic resource] : the evolution and legacy of the NCAA's amateur myth / Allen L. Sack and Ellen J. Staurowsky ; foreword by Kent Waldrep.

By: Sack, Allen L.
Contributor(s): Staurowsky, Ellen J, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 184 p.).ISBN: 0313001480 (electronic bk.); 9780313001482 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): College sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States | College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | National Collegiate Athletic Association | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays | SPORTS & RECREATION -- History | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference | GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: College athletes for hire.DDC classification: 796.04/3/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Different Faces of Collegiate Sport; Part I: Rules of the Game for Men and Women; 1. The Decline of the Amateur Spirit; 2. The NCAA Turns Professional: 1906-1956; 3. Physical Education and the Genesis of Women's Collegiate Sport; 4. A Sport-for-Women Philosophy; Part II: Athletic Scholarships and the Emergence of Corporate College Sport; 5. Athletic Scholarships: From Gifts to Employment Contracts; 6. Athletic Scholarships as Failed Academic Policy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-174) and index.

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Different Faces of Collegiate Sport; Part I: Rules of the Game for Men and Women; 1. The Decline of the Amateur Spirit; 2. The NCAA Turns Professional: 1906-1956; 3. Physical Education and the Genesis of Women's Collegiate Sport; 4. A Sport-for-Women Philosophy; Part II: Athletic Scholarships and the Emergence of Corporate College Sport; 5. Athletic Scholarships: From Gifts to Employment Contracts; 6. Athletic Scholarships as Failed Academic Policy.

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