Includes bibliographical references (p. -174) and index.
Rules of the game for men and women. Decline of the amateur spirit -- NCAA turns professional : 1906-1956 -- Physical education and the genesis of women's collegiate sport -- Sport-for-women philosophy -- Athletic scholarships and the emergence of corporate college sport. Athletic scholarships : from gifts to employment contracts -- Athletic scholarships as failed academic policy -- Athletic scholarships for women : the complexities of intercollegiate athletic equity -- Suggestions for reform. Putting the amateur myth to rest.