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Ethics and Sport

Series Editor: Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

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  1. Sport, Professionalism and Pain

    Ethnographies of Injury and Risk

    By David Howe

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Are pain and injury managed appropriately in the environment of professional sport?Is sports medicine a tool to empower or to disempower athletes? David Howe considers these and other pertinent concerns and questions whether, in the world of modern sport, it is the participants themselves or the...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Rules and Values

    Philosophical Investigations into the Nature of Sport

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sport, Rules and Values presents a philosophical perspective on issues concerning the character of sport. Discussion focuses on three broad uses commonly urged for rules: to define sport; to judge or assess sport performance; and to characterize the value of sport - especially if that value is...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Fair Play in Sport

    A Moral Norm System

    Edited by Sigmund Loland

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Fair Play in Sport presents a critical re-working of the classic ideal of fair play and explores its practical consequences for competitive sport. By linking general moral principles and practical cases, the book develops a contemporary theory of fair play.The book examines many of the key issues...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Spoilsports

    Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Sport

    By Celia Brackenridge

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sexual exploitation in sport is a problem that has beset both male and female athletes privately for decades but which has only recently emerged as a public issue. Spoilsports is the first comprehensive review of this issue, integrating pioneering academic research, theoretical perspectives, and...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Values in Sport

    Elitism, Nationalism, Gender Equality and the Scientific Manufacturing of Winners

    Edited by Claudio Tamburrini, Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    How will sport keep pace with current scientific and biological advances?Is the possibility of the 'bionic athlete' that far away and is this notion as bad as it might first appear?Is our fascination with sport winners fascistoid? Questions such as these and many others are posed and examined by...

    Published February 17th 2000 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Ethics and Sport

    Edited by M.J. McNamee, S.J. Parry

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The issues surrounding ethical controversies in sport are often touched on in the popular media. This book by leading international scholars in philosophy and the philosophy of sport provides systematic treatment of the ethics of sport from a range of perspectives. Part one includes essays which...

    Published April 23rd 1998 by Routledge