Ethics and Philosophy of Sport Products

  • Drugs, Alcohol and Sport

    A Critical History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dimeo

    The use of alcohol and drugs seems contradictory to the popular ideal of sport as a healthy moral and physical pursuit, and yet it has been present in sports culture since clubs first became the focus for competitive games and social gatherings. Charting the changing patterns of the use of drugs…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Gender in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davis, Charlene Weaving

    There are a broad variety of sex and gender resonances in sport, from the clash of traditional ideas of femininity and athleticism represented by female athletes, to the culture of homophobia in mainstream male sport. Despite the many sociological and cultural volumes addressing these subjects,…

    Paperback – 2009-09-24

  • The Ethics of Doping and Anti-Doping

    Redeeming the Soul of Sport?, 1st Edition

    By Verner Møller

    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

  • Sport, Technology and the Body

    The Nature of Performance, 1st Edition

    By Tara Magdalinski

    What is the nature of athletic performance? This book offers an answer to this fascinating question by considering the relationship between sport, technology and the body. Specifically, it examines cultural resistance to the enhancement of athletes and explores the ways in which performance…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28

  • Sports, Virtues and Vices

    Morality Plays, 1st Edition

    By Mike McNamee

    Sports have long played an important role in society. By exploring the evolving link between sporting behaviour and the prevailing ethics of the time this comprehensive and wide-ranging study illuminates our understanding of the wider social significance of sport.      The…

    Paperback – 2008-05-08

  • Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22

  • A History of Drug Use in Sport: 1876 - 1976

    Beyond Good and Evil, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dimeo

    This book offers a new history of drug use in sport. It argues that the idea of taking drugs to enhance performance has not always been the crisis or ‘evil’ we now think it is. Instead, the late nineteenth century was a time of some experimentation and innovation largely unhindered by talk of…

    Paperback – 2007-07-11

  • Doping in Sport

    Global Ethical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela J. Schneider, Fan Hong

    This book considers ethical arguments about performance enhancing drugs in sport in a global context. It examines:* The forces that are bringing about the debate of ethical issues in performance enhancing drugs in sport* The sources of ethical debates in different continents and countries * The…

    Paperback – 2007-06-06
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike J. McNamee

    With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source treatment of adventure sports from an…

    Paperback – 2007-05-24

  • Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Mike J. McNamee, Stephen Olivier, Paul Wainwright

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and…

    Paperback – 2006-10-17
    Ethics and Sport

  • Ethics, Money and Sport

    This Sporting Mammon, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Walsh, Richard Giulianotti

    Written from the contrasting yet complementary perspectives of sociology and philosophy, this book explores the far-reaching ethical consequences of the runaway commodification of sport, focusing on those instances where commodification gives rise to morally undesirable consequences. The authors&…

    Paperback – 2006-09-29
    Ethics and Sport

  • Why Sports Morally Matter

    1st Edition

    By William Morgan

    When we accept that advertisers and sponsors dictate athletic schedules, that success in sport is measured by revenue, that athletes’ loyalties lie with their commercial agents instead of teams and that game rules exist to be tested and broken in the pursuit of a win, what does our regard for sport…

    Paperback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

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