Summary: There are few, if any, aspects of contemporary sport that cannot be explored and understood in terms of a dialogue of ethics. From on-field relationships between athletes, coaches and officials, to the corporate responsibility of international sports organisations and businesses, ethics and ethical considerations permeate sport at every level and in every arena.This important new collection of articles showcases the very best international scholarship in the field of sports ethics, a ...show morend offers a comprehensive, one-stop resource for any student, scholar or sportsperson with an interest in this important area. It addresses cutting-edge contemporary themes within sports ethics, such as gene doping, as well as introducing the classic ethical debates that define our understanding of sport, sporting behaviour and sport in practice. The book is arranged into ten thematic sections, each of which includes an introduction by the editor that highlights those key themes and places each article in context, and offers suggestions for further reading.The Ethics of Sports sheds new light on a wide range of issues within contemporary sports studies, including drugs, disability, gender and ethnicity; the practice of physical education and sports coaching; sports media, sports business, and research ethics within sport. It is essential reading for all students with an interest in sport or applied ethics. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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