Values in Sport
Elitism, Nationalism, Gender Equality and the Scientific Manufacturing of Winners
Normal Price: $271.00
Your Price: $243.90 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $27.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $12.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Values in Sport by Claudio Tamburrini
Book DescriptionHow will sport keep pace with current scientific and biological advances? Is the possibility of the 'bionic athlete' that far away and is this notion as bad as it might first appear? Is our fascination with sport winners fascistoid? Questions such as these and many others are posed and examined by the contributors to this volume. Some are sceptical of future developments in sport and demand radical reforms to halt progress, others are more optimistic and propose that sport should adapt to new advances just as other realms of the cultural sphere have to. Some of the topics examined here, such as the genetic engineering of athletes, and the significance of the public's fascination with sport winners, are being discussed for the first time, whilst others such as sex segregation, nationalism and doping are being revisited and reintroduced onto the agenda after a period of suggestive silence. This book provides the reader with a deep insight into the moral and ethical value we place on sport in today's society. Challenging and demanding, its contributors urge us to think again about current sports practices and the future of sport as a cultural phenomenon.
Buy Values in Sport book by Claudio Tamburrini from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780419253600
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Feb-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claudio Tamburrini
Ethics of Sports Medicine, Paperback (August 2013)
This text establishes a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level.
Genetic Technology and Sport, Paperback (November 2005)
Exploring a territory in sport and ethics, leading authorities from the world of academia and sports administration represent voices in this book from the various sides of the 'gene doping' controversy and provide discussions of key areas.
Values in Sport, Paperback (February 2000)» View all books by Claudio Tamburrini
This work provides the reader with an 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.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Values in Sport book by Claudio Tamburrini and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Claudio Tamburrini
Claudio Tamburrini is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University and the author of several international articles on issues of penal philosophy and sport philosophy. Torbjorn Tannsjo is Professor of Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University and has published extensively on moral philosophy, political philosophy and medical ethics.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.