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Lessons of the Locker Room: The Myth of School Sports

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"Sport builds character" is a truism rarely questioned by Americans. Most parents encourage their children to take part in competitive athletics, and organized team sports are available to young people from the early years of grammar school through high school and college. Occasionally some disturbing incidents cast doubt on the assumption that sport is necessarily beneficial to character development: a serious injury on the playing field due to gratuitous violence, for example, or drug use, gambling, or sexual misconduct. ...

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Lessons of the Locker Room: The Myth of School Sports
2003, Prometheus Books, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781591021131

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Lessons of the Locker Room: The Myth of School Sports
1994, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879758790

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