What is a Jock according to this book

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1. What is a Jock according to this book? Eckert defines a Jock as a middleclass and college bound student that plays sports for the school, participates in school activities, gets respectable grade and drinks beer only on the weekends. Jocks have a cooperative relationship with the school. Jocks, like Burnouts are eager and frightened to grow up. They seek and fear the autonomy that qualifies them for signals of adulthood. Jocks and Burnouts have a different way of fulfilling this need for autonomy, Jocks, through cooperation with adults; do this in the fulfillment of having adult-like roles in a limited environment. They participate in the adult world through conference with student activities director. 2. What is a Burnout according to this book? Eckert defines a Burnout as a student that comes from a working class home, enrolled in primarily general and vocational courses, smokes tobacco and pot, takes chemicals,
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