Watch a recording of the live Webinar from 4th June 2015
Listen to some of the key authors in the field discussing this controversial issue.
Drugs in Sport is still a contentious issue and has been increasingly prevalent in the media over recent years. But is doping as big of an issue as we are led to believe? Three experts in the field, Dr Vanessa McDermott, Verner Møller and Rob Steen discuss the issue from three differing standpoints.
Hear their thoughts on what was a very interesting webinar on such a highly topical subject!
This will be of great interest and relevance to students and researchers, athletes, sports scientists and coaches, journalists, sports administrators and policymakers.
This book is an innovative and compelling work that develops a modified moral panic model illustrated by the drugs in sport debate. Drawing on Max Weber’s work on moral authority and legitimacy, McDermott argues that doping scandals create a crisis of legitimacy for sport governing bodies and other…
Hardback – 2015-11-16
Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and…
Hardback – 2015-06-23
Routledge International Handbooks
Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, including important new material on social media and the rise of on-line journalism, this is still the only book to explore the…
Paperback – 2014-12-08
The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and…
Paperback – 2013-03-15
Ethics and Sport
With every positive drugs test the credibility and veracity of modern elite sport is diminished. In this radical and provocative critique of current anti-doping policy and practice, Verner Møller argues that the fight against doping – promoted as an initiative to cleanse sport of cheats – is at…
Paperback – 2009-08-17
Ethics and Sport
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