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University of Nike : how corporate cash bought American higher education / Joshua Hunt.

Hunt, Joshua, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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"The dramatic expose of how the University of Oregon sold its soul to Nike--and what that means for the future of academics and college sports. In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon's complex relationship with its corporate partner, Nike, and how the arrangement has undermined the school's academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture. Through tenacious reporting and riveting storytelling, The University of Nike investigates how learning in Oregon, and America more generally, has come so thoroughly and openly under the sway of private, for-profit interests"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 378.1035 HUN 2018 (Text) 33892100567347 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/06/2018 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781612196916
  • Physical Description: ix, 291 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Brooklyn : Melville House, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-275) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The dramatic expose of how the University of Oregon sold its soul to Nike--and what that means for the future of academics and college sports. In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon's complex relationship with its corporate partner, Nike, and how the arrangement has undermined the school's academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture. Through tenacious reporting and riveting storytelling, The University of Nike investigates how learning in Oregon, and America more generally, has come so thoroughly and openly under the sway of private, for-profit interests"-- Provided by publisher.
"In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon's complex relationship with its corporate partner, Nike, and how the arrangement has undermined the school's academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture. Through tenacious reporting and riveting storytelling, The University of Nike investigates how learning in Oregon, and America more generally, has come so thoroughly and openly under the sway of private, for-profit interests"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: University of Oregon > Finance.
Academic-industrial collaboration > Oregon.
College sports > Corrupt practices > Oregon.
Nike (Firm).

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