Ethics of Sport and Athletics Theory, Issues, and Application

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-04
  • Publisher: LWW

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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 successfully apply moral reasoning skills in good decision making. Readers will also explore strategies to improve the overall moral integrity of sport without diminishing its competitive element.Helpful Learning Features: Mini case studies, with open-ended questions, hone skills for making good moral decisions Lighthearted cartoonsreinforce learned moral concepts and develop decision-making skills Ethical terms, found in text boxes in each chapter, keep the reader on track with key terms and their definitions Decision-making modelsform the foundation to solving ethical dilemmas Case studiesat the end of each chapter explore several sport issues and underscore presented reasoning modelsA searchable online version of the text enables readers to quickly locate specific topics. Resources for faculty members are also available on our companion Website.

Table of Contents

Moral Theory in Sport and Athletics
Moral Reasoning: An Introduction
Ethical and Unethical Behavior in Sport: Fair Play, Cheating, and Sportsmanship
Moral Education and Development through Sport
Moral Application in Sport and Athletics
Performance-Enhancement Issues in Sport
Violence in Sport: Ethically Acceptable Boundaries
Race Equity in Sport
Gender Equity in Athletics with an Emphasis on Title IX
Ethical Issues in Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport Outcomes
Ethical Decision Making of Sport Managers
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