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Title Values in sport : elitism, nationalism, gender equality, and the scientific manufacture of winners / edited by Torbjorn Tannsjo and Claudio Tamburrini.
Imprint London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 2000.

Series Ethics and sport
Ethics and sport.
Subject Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Tannsjo, Torbjorn, 1946-
Tamburrini, Claudio Marcello.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is it fascistoid to admire sports heroes? / Torbjorn Tannsjo -- Sports, fascism and the market / Claudio M. Tamburrini -- Logic of progress and the art of moderation in competitive sports / Sigmund Loland -- Sports as the moral discourse of nations / William J. Morgan -- Justification of modern patriotism in sport / Nicholas Dixon -- Patriotism in sports and in war / Paul Gomberg -- Against sexual discrimination in sports / Torbjorn Tannsjo -- Gender verification in competitive sport : turning from research to action / Berit Skirstad -- On the definition of 'woman' in the sport context / Angela J. Schneider -- Against chance : a causal theory of winning in sport / Gunnar Breivik -- Justice and game advantage in sporting games / Sigmund Loland -- Spoiling : an indirect reflection of sport's moral imperative? / Graham McFee -- Philosophical overview of the arguments on banning doping in sport / Angela J. Schneider and Robert B. Butcher -- What's wrong with doping? / Claudio M. Tamburrini -- Selected champions : making winners in the age of genetic technology / Christian Munthe.
Summary This book provides the reader with a deep insight into the moral and ethical value we place on sport in today's society. It urges us to think again about current sports practices and the future of sport as a cultural phenomenon.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203184696 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203184691 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9781135803063 (electronic bk.)
1135803064 (electronic bk.)
0419253602 (hard)
041925370X (pbk.)
OCLC # 232160896
Additional Format Print version: Values in sport. London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 2000 (DLC) 99040341

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