This well-organized guide covers the theories and mechanics of moral reasoning, ethical and unethical behavior in sport, and the development of moral education through sport. A practical, case-based approach to sport-related dilemmas teaches readers how to successfully apply moral reasoning skills in good decision making. Readers will also explore strategies to improve the overall moral integrity of sport without diminishing its competitive element.
Helpful Learning Features:
Mini case studies, with open-ended questions, hone skills for making good moral decisions
Lighthearted cartoons reinforce learned moral concepts and develop decision-making skills
Ethical terms, found in text boxes in each chapter, keep the reader on track with key terms and their definitions
Decision-making models form the foundation to solving ethical dilemmas
Case studies at the end of each chapter explore several sport issues and underscore presented reasoning models
A searchable online version of the text enables readers to quickly locate specific topics. Resources for faculty members are also available on our companion Website.
Part I Moral Theory in Sport and Athletics Chapter 1: Moral Reasoning: An Introduction Chapter 2: Ethical and Unethical Behavior in Sport Chapter 3: Moral Education and Development through Sport Part II Moral Application in Sport and Athletics Chapter 4: Performance-Enhancement Issues in Sport Chapter 5: Violence in Sport: Ethically Acceptable Boundaries Chapter 6: Race Equity in Sport Chapter 7: Gender Equity in Athletics with an Emphasis on Title IX Chapter 8: Ethical Issues in Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport Outcomes Chapter 9: Ethical Decision Making of Sport Managers