Sports Ethics / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631216964
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: The Moral Significance of Sport 1
1 Sports, Relativism, and Moral Education 15
2 Why Everyone Deserves a Sporting Chance: Education, Justice, and School Sports 29
3 Moral Development and Sport: Character and Cognitive Developmentalism Contrasted 40
4 Philosopher in the Playground: Notes on the Meaning of Sport 53
5 Foul Play: Sports Metaphors as Public Doublespeak 56
6 Sportsmanship as a Moral Category 63
7 Three Approaches Toward an Understanding of Sportsmanship 72
8 Deception, Sportsmanship, and Ethics 81
9 On Sportsmanship and "Running up the Score" 84
10 Sportsmanship and Blowouts: Baseball and Beyond 95
11 The Ethics of Competition 107
12 On Winning and Athletic Superiority 116
13 In Defense of Winning 130
14 Winding Down, Looking Ahead 136
15 Personal Best 144
16 Fair Play as Respect for the Game 153
17 Good Competition and Drug-Enhanced Performance 175
18 Enhancing Performance in Sports: What is Morally Permissible? 182
19 Sports and Drugs: Are the Current Bans Justified? 189
20 What is Sports Violence? 199
21 Values and Violence in Sports Today: The Moral Reasoning Athletes Use in their Games and in their Lives 217
22 Violence and Sports 221
23 Sex Equality in Sports 225
24 Human Equality in Sports 230
25 Gender Equity and Inequity in Athletics 240
26 Title IX and Gender Equity 254
27 Why Women do Better than Men in College Basketball, or "What is Collegiate Sport for, Anyway?" 262
28 Women, Self-Possession, and Sport 267
29 Stronger Women 273
30 The Sports Closet 289
31 Racial Differences in Sports: What's Ethics Got to Do With It? 297
32 Race and College Sport: A Long Way to Go 304
33 Sport and Stereotype: From Role Model to Muhammad Ali 310
34 Do Celebrated Athletes have Special Responsibilities to be Good Role Models? An Imagined Dialog between Charles Barkley and Karl Malone 333
35 Get the Message? 337
Index 339
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