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Fair and foul : beyond the myths and paradoxes of sport /

by Eitzen, D. Stanley.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1999Description: vii, 185 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0847691705 (cloth : alk. paper); 0847691713 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Sports -- Sociological aspects | Sports -- Psychological aspects
Contents:
Duality of sport -- Sport unites, sport divides -- Names, logos, mascots, and flags: the contradictory uses of sport symbols -- Sport is fair, sport is foul -- Sport is healthy, sport is destructive -- Sport is expressive, sport is controlled -- Democratic ideal and school sport -- Contradictions of big-time college sport -- Path to success? myth and reality -- Professional sport franchises: public teams, private businesses -- Challenge: changing sport.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Duality of sport -- Sport unites, sport divides -- Names, logos, mascots, and flags: the contradictory uses of sport symbols -- Sport is fair, sport is foul -- Sport is healthy, sport is destructive -- Sport is expressive, sport is controlled -- Democratic ideal and school sport -- Contradictions of big-time college sport -- Path to success? myth and reality -- Professional sport franchises: public teams, private businesses -- Challenge: changing sport.

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