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Author Teitelbaum, Stanley H.

Title Sports heroes, fallen idols / Stanley H. Teitelbaum.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.01 T235s 2005    ---  Available
Description xiii, 283 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-263) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The need for heroes -- The psyche of the athlete -- Baseball gambling scandals -- Football gambling scandals -- Basketball gambling scandals -- Self-destructive athletes -- Athletes and violence toward women -- Athletes and murder -- Violence between athletes -- Athletes' mental health problems -- Epilogue.
Subject Athletes -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Sports -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
ISBN 0803244452 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780803244450 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780803244450

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