ABC-CLIO; 2nd Edition
The descriptions and examples of unethical behavior in sport that are included in the second edition of Modern Sport Ethics: A Reference Handbook (PDF) will force readers to reevaluate their perspective on sports and consider whether or not participation in sports builds character, particularly at the amateur and youth levels of competition.
- Describes the ways in which ethical dilemmas in sports have an effect not only on sports in the United States and elsewhere in the world, but also on society as a whole.
- This study looks at significant events and notable people in order to provide a historical and sociological background for understanding how and why people behave unethically in sports.
- Contains definitions of and analyses of important ethical dilemmas, including cheating, fair play, discriminatory actions, aggression, and the use of performance-enhancing substances. in a single volume
It provides a variety of knowledge and tools that illustrate how poor behaviors of coaches, athletes, and parents in sports can be transformed through educational interventions and a re-emphasis on principles such as integrity.
“The addition of this study manual to the Contemporary World Issues series couldn’t have come at a better moment. It will provide a valuable service to high school students, undergraduate students, and other researchers.” — Booklist
“This insightful ebook provides support for the idea that coaches, players, parents, administrators, and fans have a responsibility to instruct, role model, and improve character development, including good values……………… Highly recommended for libraries in secondary schools, public schools, and universities.” — ARBA
“A comprehensive discussion of ethical issues that have arisen throughout the history of athletics and continue to do so today…. In general, this ebook offers a comprehensive analysis of ethical issues in sports, covering both the past and the present. It will be an excellent resource for anyone who are interested in the study of ethics in sports and who want to learn more about the topic. In conclusion, this is highly recommended. Lower- and upper-division students; general readers.” — Free Will
PLEASE TAKE NOTE That the only thing that is included in the purchase is the PDF version of the ebook “Modern Sport Ethics: A Reference Handbook.” There are no access codes contained within.