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The Game of Life:
College Sports and Educational Values
James L. Shulman & William G. Bowen
With a new preface by the authors

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Figures vii
List of Ta61es xiii
Prelude: Four Snapshots xv
Preface xxv
Chapter 1. The Institutionalization and Regulation of College Sports in Historical Perspective 1
Chapter 2. The Admissions Game: Recruiting Male Athletes and the Implications of Selection 29
Chapter 3. The College Game: Academic Outcomes for Men 59
Chapter 4. Men's Lives after College: Advanced Study, Jobs, Earnings 87
Chapter 5. The Development of Women's Athletic Programs 113
Chapter 6. New Players: The Recruitment and Admission of Women Athletes 126
Chapter 7. Women Athletes in College 141
Chapter 8. Women's Lives after College: Advanced Study, Family, Jobs, Earnings 157
Chapter 9. Leadership 182
Chapter 10. Giving Back 205
Chapter 11. The Financial Equation: Expenditures and Revenues 227
Chapter 12. Key Empirical Findings 258
Chapter 13. Taking Stock 268
Chapter 14. Thinking Ahead: Impediments to Change and Proposed Directions 289
Appendix A: Scorecards 311
Appendix B: Supplementary Data 355
Notes 375
References 423
Index 431

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