skip to content
Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Murray Sperber
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Owl Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Owl Books edView all editions and formats
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Sperber
ISBN: 0805068112 9780805068115
OCLC Number: 48017972
Notes: Previously published: New York : Henry Holt, 2000.
Description: xxii, 322 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: Murray Sperber.
More information:

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48017972> # Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "48017972" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_moral_and_ethical_aspects_united_states> ; # College sports--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85141150> ; # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120655> ; # College sports--Economic aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_ethical_aspects> ; # College sports--United States--Ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/colleges_and_universities_united_states_administration> ; # Colleges and universities--United States--Administration
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867937> ; # College sports--Moral and ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867925> ; # College sports
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867929> ; # College sports--Economic aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161604> ; # Universities and colleges--Administration
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_history> ; # College sports--United States--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_economic_aspects> ; # College sports--United States--Economic aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120658> ; # College sports--United States--History
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.043/> ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st Owl Books ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108787676> ; # Murray Sperber
    schema:datePublished "2001" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/863907721> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education"@en ;
    schema:productID "48017972" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48017972#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_owl_books_2001> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Agent/owl_books> ; # Owl Books
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805068115> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48017972> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Place/new_york_n_y> # New York, N.Y.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_moral_and_ethical_aspects_united_states> # College sports--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85028338> ;
    schema:name "College sports--Moral and ethical aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_economic_aspects> # College sports--United States--Economic aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--United States--Economic aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_ethical_aspects> # College sports--United States--Ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--United States--Ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/college_sports_united_states_history> # College sports--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863907721#Topic/colleges_and_universities_united_states_administration> # Colleges and universities--United States--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colleges and universities--United States--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120655> # College sports--Economic aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--Economic aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120658> # College sports--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85141150> # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--United States--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161604> # Universities and colleges--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867925> # College sports
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867929> # College sports--Economic aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--Economic aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867937> # College sports--Moral and ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College sports--Moral and ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108787676> # Murray Sperber
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sperber" ;
    schema:givenName "Murray" ;
    schema:name "Murray Sperber" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805068115>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0805068112" ;
    schema:isbn "9780805068115" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48017972>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48017972> ; # Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education
    schema:dateModified "2018-09-12" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.