Ethics of Sport and Athletics : Theory, Issues, and Application

Title

Ethics of Sport and Athletics : Theory, Issues, and Application

Files

Description

This well-organized guide covers the theories and mechanics of moral reasoning, ethical and unethical behavior in sport, and the development of moral education through sport. A practical, case-based approach to sport-related dilemmas teaches readers how to apply moral reasoning skills in decision making. Readers will also explore strategies to improve the overall moral integrity of sport without diminishing its competitive element. A searchable online version of the text enables readers to quickly locate specific topics. Resources for faculty members are also available on our companion Website.

ISBN

9780781787918

Publication Date

2009

Publication Information

Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.

xxi, 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Disciplines

Kinesiology

Department

Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: GV706.3 .S34 2009

CONTENTS: Moral reasoning : an introduction -- Ethical and unethical behavior in sport -- Moral education and development through sport -- Performance enhancement issues in sport -- Violence in sport : ethically acceptable boundaries -- Race equity in sport -- Gender equity in athletics and Title IX -- Ethical issues in interscholastic and intercollegiate sport -- Ethical decision making of sport managers.