Fair and Foul: Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2006 - 249 páginas
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This book explains America's love of sport just as it reveals sport's darker side - the influence of big business, corruption, price gouging, political maneuvering, and media grandstanding.
 

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THE DUALITY OF SPORT
1
SPORT UNITES SPORT DIVIDES
13
NAMES LOGOS MASCOTS AND FLAGS The Contradictory Uses of Sports Symbnols
33
SPORT IS FAIR SPORT IS FOUL
51
SPORT IS HEALTHY SPORT IS DESTRUCTIVE
73
SPORT IS EXPRESSIVE SPORT IS CONTROLLED
99
MYTH SPORTS ARE PLAYED ON A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
117
THE CONTRADICTIONS OF BIGTIME COLLEGE SPORTS
135
THE PATH TO SUCCESS?
173
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS FRANCHISES Public Teams Private Businesses
189
THE GLOBALIZATION OF SPORT
209
THE CHALLENGE Changing Sport
225
INDEX
237
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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D. Stanley Eitzen is professor emeritus of sociology at Colorado State University.

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