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Author Sperber, Murray.

Title Beer and circus : how big-time college sports is crippling undergraduate education / Murray Sperber.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : H. Holt, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.043 Sp36b    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 322 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-308) and index.
Contents Animal House -- College sports winners and losers -- The NCAA, the tube, and the fans -- Corporate beer-and-circus -- Admissions office scams -- The Flutie factor -- Shaft the undergraduates -- The great researcher = great teacher myth -- New Siwash in red ink -- Student mix and match -- The faculty/student nonaggression pact -- Cheating -- Undergraduate education triage : honors program lifeboats -- Cheap beer : the oxygen of the Greek system -- Drinking off-campus and far off-campus (spring break) -- Party round the team -- Rally round the team--as long as it wins and covers the spread -- College Sports MegaInc. -- College Sports MegaInc. versus undergraduate education -- Who loves the jocks? -- The New 3 R's -- Conclusion : what should happen versus what probably will happen.
Subject College sports -- United States -- History.
College sports -- Economic aspects.
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Universities and colleges -- Administration.
ISBN 0805038647 (hard)

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