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Winning at All Costs
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: John Foot
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-24 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The 2006 World Cup final between Italy and France was a down-and-dirty game, marred by French superstar Zidane's head-butting of Italian defender Materazzi. But viewers were also exposed to the poetry, force, and excellence of the Italian game; as operatic as Verdi and as cunning as Machiavelli, it seemed to
Sport, Ethics and Education
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Peter Arnold
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-04-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Examines the relationship between sport and education from both social and moral points of view. The text argues that sport has such a vital role to play in society that it should be an integral part of the curriculum. It presents guidelines for an effective teaching of sports in schools.
Positive Sports
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Debbie Elicksen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Calgary : Freelance Communications

Positive Sports: Professional athletes and mentoring youth shows the giving side of professional sports and how it leaves a lasting impact on our communities. It talks about the impact of sport--how it benefits youth and challenges at the grassroots level. Featured are examples of individuals inspired by sport, league-driven community
No Contest
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Alfie Kohn
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Argues that competition is inherently destructive and that competitive behavior is culturally induced, counter-productive, and causes anxiety, selfishness, self-doubt, and poor communication. Reissue.
Sports and Education
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Anna Marie Frank
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A timely, unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system. * A comprehensive introduction provides the framework for an in-depth presentation of the most frequently debated issues related to sport as an educational aspect of society * A chronology details the evolution