Game of Life College Sports and Educational Values

ISBN-10: 0691096198

ISBN-13: 9780691096193

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

Authors: James L. Shulman, William G. Bowen

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This work celebrates the benefits of collegiate sports, while identifying the subtle ways in which athletic intensification can pull even prestigious institutions from their missions.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 4/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

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List of Figures
List of Ta61es
Prelude: Four Snapshots
Preface
The Institutionalization and Regulation of College Sports in Historical Perspective
The Admissions Game: Recruiting Male Athletes and the Implications of Selection
The College Game: Academic Outcomes for Men
Men's Lives after College: Advanced Study, Jobs, Earnings
The Development of Women's Athletic Programs
New Players: The Recruitment and Admission of Women Athletes
Women Athletes in College
Women's Lives after College: Advanced Study, Family, Jobs, Earnings
Leadership
Giving Back
The Financial Equation: Expenditures and Revenues
Key Empirical Findings
Taking Stock
Thinking Ahead: Impediments to Change and Proposed Directions
Scorecards
Supplementary Data
Notes
References
Index
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