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Sports in America : opposing viewpoints

Author: William Dudley
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1994.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines many different aspects on varied sports related topics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dudley
ISBN: 1565101057 9781565101050 1565101049 9781565101043
OCLC Number: 29258227
Description: 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sports create unhealthy competition / Alfie Kohn --
Competitive sports are beneficial / John Leo --
Participating in organized sports can benefit children / Lyle J. Micheli with Mark D. Jenkins --
Participating in organized sports can harm children / Rick Wolff --
Athletes should be role models / Karl Malone --
Athletes should not be role models / Matthew Goodman --
Sports and academic studies are incompatible / Shannon Brownlee & Nancy S. Linnon --
Sports and academic studies are compatible / Raymie E. McKerrow & Norinne Hilchey Daly --
Student-athletes should be students first / Charles B. Reed --
Student-athletes should be athletes first / Louis Barbash --
Legislation is needed to reform college athletics / Tom McMillen with Paul Coggins --
Colleges can reform their own programs / Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics --
Business management has helped professional sports / Jeremy M. Jacobs --
Business management has harmed professional sports / Bob McCabe --
Athletes' greed has marred professional sports / Dick Schaap --
Team owners' greed has marred professional sports / Frank Dell'Apa --
Baseball's antitrust immunity should be repealed / Howard Metzenbaum --
Baseball's antitrust immunity should not be repealed / Allan H. Selig --
Racism is a serious problem in sports / Jim Myers --
Racism in sports is exaggerated / George Gilder --
Minority coaches and executives face discrimination in hiring / Joshua Hammer --
Racism should not be blamed for the lack of minority coaches and executives / Wayne M. Barrett --
Discrimination against female college athletes is decreasing / Thomas K. Hearn Jr. --
Female college athletes still face widespread discrimination / Kathleen Sharp --
Sport promotes negative male values / David Whitson --
Sport promotes positive social values / Gail Whitaker --
Male chauvinism obstructs women's sports / Kate Rounds --
Homophobia obstructs women's sports / Diane Keaton --
Prurient interest diminishes female athletes / Ruth Conniff --
Eroticism enhances female athletics / Allen Guttmann --
Steroids should be banned from sports / Robert Voy with Kirk D. Deeter --
Steroids should not be banned from sports / Norman C. Fost --
Steroid abuse among teen athletes is a serious problem / Joannie M. Schrof --
Steroid abuse among women athletes is a serious problem / Marcia J. Pear.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: William Dudley, book editor.

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Examines many different aspects on varied sports related topics.

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