The Brawn Drain: Foreign Student-athletes in American Universities

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University of Illinois Press, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 226 pages
 

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This unique book examines the impact of foreign student-athletes in American universities. Bale ( Sports Geography , Routledge: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1989), who is from England, shows how sports ... Read full review

Contents

Two Sport in the American University
11
PATTERNS
29
The International Recruiting Game
66
EXPERIENCES
95
Six The Student Experience
124
seveN Being There
150
Eight Interpreting the Brawn Drain
189
Notes
204
Index
223
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John Bale is a Visiting Professor of Sports Studies, at the University of Aarhus, Denmark and Professor of Sports Geography, at Keele University.
Mike Cronin is a Senior Research Fellow, at De Montfort University.

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