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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
In Reclaiming the Game , William Bowen and Sarah Levin disentangle the admissions and academic experiences of recruited athletes, walk-on athletes, and other students. In a field overwhelmed by reliance on anecdotes, the factual findings are striking--and sobering. Anyone seriously concerned about higher education will find it hard to wish away the... more...
- SuperCollege, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99
Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically in both high school and college to ensure a successful career as a student-athlete.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 111.00
Operating behind a veil of amateurism, the NCAA and collegiate athletic departments oversee big business sports programs. These entities generate revenues comparable to professional sports, practice and play in facilities that rival those found in professional sports, and pay their top coaches salaries comparable to the salaries paid to coaches of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
This work takes an unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system. It shows how sports become ingrained in the school system, and includes statistics on participation rates, budgets, and other relevant data. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 30.00
John R. Gerdy has seen nearly every side of athletics. He is the son of a high school football coach; he was an All-American and professional basketball player and a legislative assistant for the National Collegiate Athletic Association; and he served as an associate commissioner for the Southeastern Conference. In Air Ball: American Education's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people?s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this book reflects the multi-disciplinary interest in youth... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 81.00
Today, one in every three high school girls plays sports, and the number of sports offered to these young women has increased dramatically in the past decade. This unique resource explores these sports from a girl's perspective, while examining sports issues as they pertain to young women. Individual chapters cover the most popular sports offered... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.99
aiFor several decades in America, athletic programs in colleges and universities received financial support and resources primarily from their respective schools and such sources as alumni and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). More recently, however, college coaches assigned to athletic departments and the presidents and marketing... more...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 59.50
College sports have provided a compelling means to discuss issues regarding racial equality and fairness in American life. As previously-white institutions of higher learning gradually (and grudgingly) opened their playing fields to African-American athletes in men's basketball and football, black and white spectators interpreted mixed-race team... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 26.25
Le sport s'impose partout et façonne l'espace à sa manière. Cet ouvrage s'intéresse, d'une part, à l'impact du sport en milieu urbain et, d'autre part, à la justification d'une aide publique et aux impacts directs et indirects des franchises professionnelles sur les villes. more...