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Sports The All-American Addiction

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ISBN-10: 157806452X

ISBN-13: 9781578064526

Edition: 2002

Authors: John R. Gerdy

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 3/25/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 277
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

John R. Gerdy is founder and executive director of Music for Everyone. a former all-American and professional basketball player, he served at the NCAA and as associate commissioner of the Southeastern Conference. He is author of Sports: the All-American Addiction and Air Ball: American Education's Failed Experiment with Elite Athletics.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Essence of the Game
Buying In
The All-American Addiction
Sport and a Civil Society
Dumb Jocks in the Global Economy
The Athlete as Couch Potato
Give Me Your Money!
Sport and Upward Mobility
"Get over It!"
Mind over Body in the Information Age
What If?
References
Index