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Author Sack, Allen L.

Title College athletes for hire : the evolution and legacy of the NCAA's amateur myth / Allen L. Sack and Ellen J. Staurowsky ; foreword by Kent Waldrep.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.043 Sa14c    ---  Available
Description xviii, 184 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-174) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject National Collegiate Athletic Association.
College sports -- Corrupt practices.
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Staurowsky, Ellen J., 1955-
ISBN 0275961915 (alk. paper)

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