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Sports and society

Scott Witmer

Sports and society

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Sports

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementScott Witmer
    SeriesEthics of sports
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV706.5 .W58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847742M
    ISBN 109781432959791, 9781432959845
    LC Control Number2011014610

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