Genetically Modified Athletes: The Ethical Implications of Genetic Technologies in Sport / Edition 1

Genetically Modified Athletes: The Ethical Implications of Genetic Technologies in Sport / Edition 1

by Andy Miah
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415298806

ISBN-13: 9780415298803

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is the first to examine the profound ethical issues raised by the use of genetic technologies in sports.  See more details below

Overview

This book is the first to examine the profound ethical issues raised by the use of genetic technologies in sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415298803
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Ethics and Sport Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The beginning of genetic-doping Section 1: Anti-Doping and Performance Enhancement 2. A critical approach to anti-doping policy 3. Are there any drugs that should be legal? Section 2: From Drugs to Genes: Conceptual Links and Differences 4. The current state of play: likely applications of genetic modification for sport 5. Avoiding genetic-doping 6. The gene story in sport - mapping the interests 7. An ethical foundation fo GM-policy: bioethics and sports ethics Section 3: The Moral Status of genetic Modification in Sport 8. Therapy and enhancement - which is more alarming? 9. The case for genetic enhancement in sport: Cities, Altius, Fortius 10. The case against genetic enhancement in sport: athletic virtues and medical ethics Section 4: Re-defining ethical approaches to performance enhancement in sport 11. A view from somewhere: sports ethics and fair play 12. Reinventing value in sport - all too (super) human Section 5: Human Rights and Legal Implications 13. Pragmatic concerns: human rights for the genetically modified 14. GM sport and the law 15. The end of anti-doping.

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