product description page

Ethics of Sport : Essential Readings (Hardcover)

$105.00
shipping to 94043 only 2 left
get it from Mon, Apr 30 - Tue, May 1 with standard shipping.
free order pickup not available
not sold at Atlanta Edgewood

about this item

Sport is often thought of as simply "games," but it can in fact be much more. Sport can be responsible for guiding social justice movements, igniting city-wide riots, uniting countries, permanently injuring youth, revolutionizing views about race, gender and class, and producing several of the most successful global industries. Reports of ethical crises in athletics are constant fodder for popular attention, whether performance enhancing drugs in baseball, corruption in college athletics, the epidemic of brain damage among NFL players, and others too numerous to mention. As a proxy for social concerns, we naturally think of sport in inherently moral terms. Yet we can hardly define the term "sport," or agree on acceptable levels of sporting risk, or determine clear roles and responsibilities for fans, players, coaches, owners, media and health care personnel. Bringing together 27 of the most essential recent articles from philosophy, history, sociology, medicine, and law, this collection explores intersections of sports and ethics and brings attention to the immense role of sports in shaping and reflecting social values.

more to consider

  • Essence of Vedanta (Paperback) (Brian Hodgkinson)

    $12.99

  • Ethics in Fiscal Administration : An Introduction -  by Angela Pool-funai (Paperback)

    $36.26

  • Fathered by God : Participant's Guide (Paperback) (John Eldredge)

    $8.49

  • Essentials of Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice (Paperback) (Raymond Paternoster & Ronet

    $95.00

  • Everything Birds of Prey : Swoop in for Seriously Fierce Photos and Amazing Info! (Paperback) (Blake

    $9.09

recommended

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99

  • Garmin Vivosmart® 3 Fitness Assessment Monitor Small/Medium - Black

    $119.99

  • Five finger death pu - Wrong side of heaven/Righteous v1 (CD)

    $12.29


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.