9780631216971

Sports Ethics : An Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780631216971

  • ISBN10:

    0631216979

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-12-20
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

The essays in this reader examine philosophical issues such as sportsmanship, violence, cheating, drug use, racism, sexism, and gender equity. Examines ethical issues in sports, such as sportsmanship, violence, cheating, drug use, racism, sexism, and gender equity. Includes essays by psychologists, sociologists, coaches, and sports writers. Gives the reader an understanding of the moral significance of sport, and how sports affect society.

Author Biography

Jan Boxill is Associate Chair and Lecturer at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is author of Issues in Racism and Sexism (2000).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors ix
Foreword xv
Dean Smith
Preface xvi
Acknowledgments xviii
Introduction: The Moral Significance of Sport 1(14)
Jan Boxill
I Sport and Education
Sports, Relativism, and Moral Education
15(14)
Robert L. Simon
Why Everyone Deserves a Sporting Chance: Education, Justice, and School Sports
29(11)
Janice Moulton
Moral Development and Sport: Character and Cognitive Developmentalism Contrasted
40(13)
Carwyn Jones
Mike McNamee
Philosopher in the Playground: Notes on the Meaning of Sport
53(3)
Peter Heinegg
Foul Play: Sports Metaphors as Public Doublespeak
56(7)
Francine Hardaway
II Sport and Sportspersonship
Sportsmanship as a Moral Category
63(9)
James W. Keating
Three Approaches Toward an Understanding of Sportsmanship
72(9)
Peter J. Arnold
Deception, Sportsmanship, and Ethics
81(3)
Kathleen M. Pearson
On Sportsmanship and ``Running up the Score''
84(11)
Nicholas Dixon
Sportsmanship and Blowouts: Baseball and Beyond
95(12)
Randolph M. Feezell
III Sport and Competition
The Ethics of Competition
107(9)
Jan Boxill
On Winning and Athletic Superiority
116(14)
Nicholas Dixon
In Defense of Winning
130(6)
R. Scott Kretchmar
Winding Down, Looking Ahead
136(8)
Dean Smith
Personal Best
144(9)
W.M. Brown
Fair Play as Respect for the Game
153(22)
Robert Butcher
Angela Schneider
IV Sport and Drugs
Good Competition and Drug-Enhanced Performance
175(7)
Robert L. Simon
Enhancing Performance in Sports: What is Morally Permissible?
182(7)
Laura Morgan
Sports and Drugs: Are the Current Bans Justified?
189(10)
Michael Lavin
V Sport and Violence
What is Sports Violence?
199(18)
Michael Smith
Values and Violence in Sports Today: The Moral Reasoning Athletes Use in their Games and in their Lives
217(4)
Brenda Jo Bredemeier
David L. Shields
Jack C. Horn
Violence and Sports
221(4)
Robert E. Leach
VI Sport and Gender
Sex Equality in Sports
225(5)
Jane English
Human Equality in Sports
230(10)
Peter S. Wenz
Gender Equity and Inequity in Athletics
240(14)
Robert L. Simon
Title IX and Gender Equity
254(8)
Jan Boxill
Why Women do Better than Men in College Basketball, or ``What is Collegiate Sport for, Anyway?''
262(5)
Nicholas Hunt-Bull
Women, Self-Possession, and Sport
267(6)
Catharine MacKinnon
Stronger Women
273(16)
Mariah Burton Nelson
The Sports Closet
289(8)
Liz Galst
VII Sport and Racial Issues
Racial Differences in Sports: What's Ethics Got to Do With It?
297(7)
Albert Mosley
Race and College Sport: A Long Way to Go
304(6)
Richard E. Lapchick
Sport and Stereotype: From Role Model to Muhammad Ali
310(23)
Mike Marqusee
VIII Sport and Role Models
Do Celebrated Athletes have Special Responsibilities to be Good Role Models? An Imagined Dialog between Charles Barkley and Karl Malone
333(4)
Christopher Wellman
Get the Message?
337(2)
Rick Reilly
Index 339

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