ERIC Number: EJ204132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
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Higher Education and Athletics: Probing an American Ethos.
Thelin, John R.
Journal of Educational Thought, v12 n3 p176-83 Dec 1978
Since 1874, American colleges and universities have developed large, competitive intercollegiate sports programs, celebrating and justifying them in terms of distinctive American beliefs about connections between sports, education, and social mobility. This essay attempts to break the silence of American faculties concerning their schools' athletic policies. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: United States