Alternative Models of Sports Development in America
· Solutions to a Crisis in Education and Public Health
· By B. David Ridpath
· Foreword by Tom Farrey
In the United States, the entanglement of sports and education has persisted for over a century. Multimillion-dollar high school football stadiums, college coaches whose salaries are many times those of their institutions’ presidents, psychological and educational tolls on student-athletes, and high-profile academic scandals are just symptoms of a system that has come under increasing fire.
A richly illustrated volume presenting a comprehensive history of the education of African American students at Oberlin College.