Ethics and Philosophy of Sport Products

  • Football, Culture and Power

    Edited by David J. Leonard, Kimberly B. George, Wade Davis

    What does it mean when a hit that knocks an American football player unconscious is cheered by spectators? What are the consequences of such violence for the participants of this sport and for the entertainment culture in which it exists? This book brings together scholars and sport commentators to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Questioning Play

    What play can tell us about social life

    By Henning Eichberg

    What is play? Why do we play? What can play teach us about our life as social beings? In this critical investigation into the significance of play, Henning Eichberg argues that through play we can ask questions about the world, others and ourselves. Playing a game and asking a question are two…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Sport and Alcohol

    An ethical perspective

    By Carwyn Rh. Jones

    There is a clear sense in which sport has played, and continues to play an important role in the normalization and legitimization of routine, excessive and problem drinking; sport and alcohol have become inextricably linked. Alcohol companies provide funding in the form of sponsorship, fans consume…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry

    By Daniel Kilvington

    This book examines the exclusion of British Asians from the football industry, drawing on a wealth of empirical work with players, coaches, scouts, managers, fans, anti-racist organisations, community officers, and key stakeholders. It adopts a critical race theory (CRT) perspective to offer a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football in Neo-Liberal Times

    A Marxist Perspective on the European Football Industry

    By Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    This book offers an original Marxist critique of the European football business. It argues that the Marxist account of the difference between profits and surplus value is crucial to an understanding of the fluid and contradictory nature of the commodification of football. Section one analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Global Corruption Report: Sport

    Edited by Transparency International

    Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective

    By Steven A. Stolz

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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