skip to content
The sports industry's war on athletes Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The sports industry's war on athletes

Author: Peter Finley; Laura Finley
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Sport is a popular passion, and a lucrative business. This book confronts the many problems facing top-level athletics and their portrayal in the media, and looks at how the values and models  Read more...

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

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Finley; Laura Finley
ISBN: 0275991725 9780275991722
OCLC Number: 475774694
Description: xxiv, 199 s.
Contents: Introduction: the big, bad, world of sports --
The sports ethic --
Doping --
Eating disorders and playing while hurt --
Cheating, dirty-play, and on-field violence --
Recruiting scandals and academic fraud --
Hazing --
Racism, sexism, and classism --
Stadium finance --
Conclusions and recommendations.
Responsibility: Peter Finley, Laura Finley

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The sports industry in the United States is among the 11 largest industries in the United States. This gross commercialization of sports has led to a host of ills from the professional level down Read more...

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

Tags

Be the first.
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


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/475774694>
library:oclcnum"475774694"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/475774694>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description"Introduction: the big, bad, world of sports -- The sports ethic -- Doping -- Eating disorders and playing while hurt -- Cheating, dirty-play, and on-field violence -- Recruiting scandals and academic fraud -- Hazing -- Racism, sexism, and classism -- Stadium finance -- Conclusions and recommendations."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/51939339>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The sports industry's war on athletes"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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