Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

by Tim Delaney (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786498031
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2016
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Tim Delaney is a professor and department chair of sociology at the State University of New York at Oswego. He sponsors an annual sportsmanship day symposium and recently co-created a sports studies program. He lives in Auburn, New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iv

Introduction 1

Part A Good Sportsmanship and Poor Sportsmanship

Sportsmanship: A Sociological Perspective Tim Delaney 7

Being a Poor Sport Verner Møller 21

Understanding Doping as "Cheating" from the Perspective of History Ian Ritchie 31

Cheating in Sport: Its Meanings and Moral Ambiguities Danny Rosenberg 42

Sports, Leisure and Recreation in Prison Tim Delaney 53

Ethics and Character Formation in Sports: A Philosophical Perspective Tim Madigan 66

Part B Learning About Sportsmanship

Sport Participation and Sportsmanship in Youth Sport Tanyika Mobley 77

Emphasizing Sportsmanship in Youth Sport Todd Harrison 87

Sportsmanship and Cognitive Psychology Stephen A. Wurst 100

Sportsmanship Case Study: Reaching for Team Selection in High Performance Sport at the Price of Sportsmanship Clara Losty 109

Ideals of Sportsmanship Throughout History Seán Moran 118

Amateurism and Professionalism: Sportsmanship and the Irish Jean McArdle 130

Warrior, Patriot, Statesman: Irish Sportsmanship and Irish Identity Denis Brennan 141

A Coaching Perspective on Sportsmanship Christopher Parks 153

Sportsmanship from a Referee's Perspective: A Case Study of Four Sports Tom Webb Mike Rayner 162

Francis Ouimet and Sportsmanship in Golf Chris Mack 173

Trust and Training: Sparring Norms and Sportsmanship Among Brazilian Ju-Jitsu Practitioners Rick A. Matthews Stephen Lyng 185

Part C Sportsmanship and Social Institutions

Man Up? Gender and Sportsmanship On and Off the Field Evelyn A. Clark 199

The Economics of Sportsmanship Clair Smith 212

Sportsmanship in Question: The Impact of Professionalism and Commercialization on the Ethos of Sport Barry Smart 222

Race, Sports and Poor Sportsmanship Earl Smith Angela J. Hattery 234

Sportsmanship and Sports Journalism Brian Moritz 245

Football on Film: The Portrayal of Sportsmanship Laura Finnegan Jean McArdle 255

Part D Sportsmanship and Its Role in Sports in the Future

The Future of Sportsmanship: A Narrative Expression of In-Group Support and Respect in the Postmodern Sport of Mountain Biking Kieren Mcewan 269

Sportsmanship and the Future: Parting Thoughts Tim Delaney 281

About the Contributors 287

Index 289

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