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Great insight on the higher education system, especially at large state research institutions.Published 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
Beer and Circus is an outstandingly written book about how big-time sports are undermining the quality of undergraduate education. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mr. Math Expert
Nothing but the truth.
Professor Sperder Started with chapter 1 titled '' Animal House,'' throughout the chapter he compared the movie ''Animal House,'' to how college... Read more
Perhaps one of the best books that I've read in a while. His analysis of college student types is illuminating and certainly spot on, as is his treatment of universities' marketing... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kevin B. Johnson
An in depth account of how big time college sports takes away from undergraduate education. I would highly recommend reading it.Published 15 months ago by rfums2004
I teach critical reading and writing at the university level using a sports theme. Sperberg's introduction pointing out four campus cultures (collegiate, academic, vocational, and... Read morePublished on June 9, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Thanks for the book! I had to have it for a college class and it got here on time and was very useful for the class I was in.Published on February 18, 2013 by Tucker Sargent
Here's one of the funniest anecdotes from "Beer and Circus." It's actually a Jimmy John advertisement, written by a witty undergraduate at an American college town:
Q:... Read more