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ERIC Number: EJ602893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
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ISSN: ISSN-1363-9080
Training for "Glory," Schooling for "Failure"? English Professional Football, Traineeship and Educational Provision.
Parker, Andrew
Journal of Education and Work, v13 n1 p61-76 Mar 2000
An ethnographic study of British professional football (soccer) Youth Trainees shows how the attitudes and practices regarding education and work of a distinct subculture affect those who sought preparation for postfootball careers through educational development. Within the subculture, college attendance was regarded as unmanly and threatening to group identity. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)