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Author Lumpkin, Angela.

Title Modern sports ethics : a reference handbook / Angela Lumpkin.

Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2009.


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Description xviii, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary world issues
Contemporary world issues.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-295) and index.
Contents List of tables -- List of figures -- Preface -- 1: Background And History -- Brief origin of sport -- What is ethics? -- Ethical theories -- Moral reasoning -- Brief historical context for amateur sport and character development -- Athletics in educational institutions -- Morals vs winning -- Taunting and intimidation -- Violence -- Eligibility -- Elimination -- Cheating -- Gambling -- Performance-enhancing drugs -- Moral callousness -- Synergy between character development and sport -- Steps in character development -- Successful programs that help develop moral values and character -- Resolving ethical dilemmas -- Conclusion -- References -- 2: Problems, Controversies, And Solutions -- Controversies and problems across all levels of sport -- Has winning in sports become too important? -- Cheating -- Gamesmanship and violence -- Discriminatory actions and societal factors -- Performance-enhancing drugs -- Youth sport -- Problems and controversies in youth sports -- Fun -- Learning sport skills -- Winning as the only measure of success -- Teaching values in youth sports -- Interscholastic sport -- Problems and controversies in interscholastic sport -- Academics -- Eligibility -- Conduct -- Emphasis on winning -- Teaching values in interscholastic sports -- Intercollegiate athletics -- Recruiting -- Academics -- Commercialism -- Proposed reforms and teaching values in intercollegiate athletics -- Conclusion -- References -- 3: Worldwide Perspective -- Amateurism in the Olympic games -- Nationalism and politics in the Olympic games -- Racism and human rights in the Olympic games -- Racism in international sports -- Females in the Olympic games -- Sexism in international sports -- Bidding scandals in the Olympic games -- Unethical behavior among officials in the Olympic games -- Use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes in the Olympic games -- Doping scandals in international cycling -- Gamesmanship and cheating in international sports -- Gambling and fixing outcomes in international sports -- Codes of ethics -- Examples of sportsmanship in the Olympic games -- References -- 4: Chronology -- Examples of unethical behaviors in sport -- Examples of ethical behaviors in sport.
5: Biographical Sketches -- Arthur Robert Ashe Jr -- Margaret Ann (Peggy) Kirk Bell -- William (Bill) Warren Bradley -- Avery Brundage -- Walter Byers -- Ken Carter -- Roberto Clemente -- Anita Luceete DeFrantz -- Jean Driscoll -- Joe Dumars III -- Anthony (Tony) Kevin Dungy -- Joe Ehrmann -- Fred Engh -- Henry Louis (Lou) Gehrig -- Grant Henry Hill -- Michael Terrence (Terry) Holland -- Robert (Bobby) Tyre Jones Jr -- Johann Olav Koss -- Michael (Mike) William Krzyzewski -- Richard Lapchick -- Dale Bryan Murphy -- Dikembe Mutombo -- James Naismith -- Alan Cedric Page -- Jack (Jackie) Roosevelt Robinson -- Arthur (Art) Joseph Rooney Sr -- Wilma Glodean Rudolph -- Dean Edwards Smith -- Dawn Michelle Staley -- Sharon Kay Stoll -- Charlene Vivian (Stoner) Stringer -- Jim Thompson -- LeRoy Walker -- Hazel Virginia (Hotchkiss) Wightman -- John Wooden -- 6: Data And Documents -- Youth sport -- Honor the game -- Interscholastic sports -- Extracurricular physical activity programs -- Arizona sports summit accord -- Females in sports -- Excerpts from "A Call to Action" from the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics -- Race and ethnicity -- Olympic sports -- Conclusion -- 7: Directory Of Organizations -- United States Olympic Committee and the national governing body for each sport -- Summer sports -- Winter sports -- Non-Olympic sports with national governing bodies -- Single-sport organizations -- Multi-sport organizations -- Sport-affiliated organizations -- Professional sport organizations -- 8: Print And Nonprint Resources -- Print resources -- Ethical issues in sport for all -- Ethical issues in youth sport -- Ethical issues in interscholastic sport -- Ethical issues in intercollegiate sport -- Ethical issues in international sport -- Nonprint resources -- Ethical issues in sport for all -- Ethical issues in youth sport -- Ethical issues in interscholastic sport -- Ethical issues in intercollegiate sport -- Ethical issues in international sport -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author.
Summary From the Publisher: An examination of both ethical and unethical behaviors in sports designed to help readers analyze the notion that participating in sports builds character. Is it possible to teach lasting values through sports? With coverage that explores the origins of sports, ethical theories as applied to sports, and key moral issues affecting sports throughout history to the present day, Modern Sports Ethics: A Reference Handbook surveys the realm of athletics and its potential as an arena for character development.
Subject Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 9781598841978 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
1598841971 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
9781598841985 (ebook)
159884198X (ebook)

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