Sport, socialization and the school
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Sport, socialization and the school toward maturity or enculturation? by Walter E. Schafer

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Published by Oregon School Study Council, University of Oregon] in [Eugene .
Written in English


  • Sports -- Social aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Walter E. Schafer.
SeriesOSSC bulletin; v. 17, no. 5
LC ClassificationsL13 .O64 vol. 17, no. 5, GV706 .O64 vol. 17, no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5171346M
LC Control Number74623256

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