The Racing Game by Marvin Scott

The Racing Game

byMarvin ScottIntroduction byJaime Suchlicki

Paperback | September 30, 2005

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This study of a unique social world probes beneath the thrill and spectacle of horseracing into the lives of the honest boys, the gyps, the manipulators, the stoops, and the Chalk eatersthe constituents of racetrack society and the players of the racing game. With scientific precision and journalistic vigor, Scott describes the everyday activitiesthe objectives and strategiesof those whose lives are organied around track proceedings and who compete with chance and one another.

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Marvin B. Scott retired in 2001 as professor of sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York. He previously taught at San Francisco State College and received his Ph.D. in 1966 at the University of California, Berkeley. Jaime Suchlicki, one of the leading scholars of Latin America, has taught Mexican and Cuban history fo...
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Title:The Racing GameFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 1 × 1 × 0.51 inPublished:September 30, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:020230809X

ISBN - 13:9780202308098

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