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The Sports Industry"s War on Athletes

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Business & Management,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sociology of Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • General,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10289781M
ISBN 100275991725
ISBN 109780275991722

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