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Fair and Foul Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sports

ISBN-10: 074251952X

ISBN-13: 9780742519527

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: D. Stanley Eitzen

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Explains America's love of sport just as it reveals sport's darker side--the influence of big business, corruption, price gouging, political maneuvering, and media grandstanding. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.05" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
The Duality of Sport
Sport Unites, Sport Divides
Names, Logos, and Flags: The Contradictory Uses of Sports Symbols
Sport Is Fair, Sport Is Foul
Sport Is Healthy, Sport Is Destructive
Sport Is Expressive, Sport Is Controlled
Myth: Sport Is Played on a Level Playing Field
The Contradictions of Big-Time College Sport
The Path to Success? Myth and Reality
Professional Sport Franchises: Public Teams, Private Businesses
The Challenge: Changing Sport
Index
About the Author