The descriptions and examples of wrong behaviors in sport in Modern Sport Ethics: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition, (PDF) will challenge readers to reconsider how they view sport and question whether participating in sport builds character—especially at the amateur and youth levels.
- Identifies how ethical problems in sport influence sport in the United States and internationally but also considerably impact society overall
- Examines important events and influential individuals to offer a historical and sociological context for understanding how and why individuals behave unethically in sport
- Defines and analyzes key ethical issues, such as cheating, fair play, discriminatory actions, violence, and the usage of performance-enhancing drugs, in a single volume
- Delivers a wealth of information and resources that describe how poor behaviors of coaches, athletes, and parents in sport can be changed via educational interventions and a re-emphasis on values like integrity’
“This research handbook is a well-timed addition to the Contemporary World Issues series. It will offer yeoman’s service to high school, undergraduate, and other researchers.” — Booklist
“This insightful ebook supports the premise that coaches, players, parents, administrators, and fans need to teach, role model, and strengthen character development―including positive values. . . . Recommended for high, public school, and college libraries.” — ARBA
“An extensive presentation of historical and present-day ethics in a range of sports settings. . . . Generally, this ebook provides a thorough investigation of ethics in sports―both past and present. It will serve as an outstanding resource for those individuals who are interested in the study of ethics in sports. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates; general readers.” — Choice
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