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Women's sports : what everyone needs to know by Jaime Schultz.Using historical, contemporary, scholarly, and popular sources, Schultz traces the progress and pitfalls of women's involvement in sport. By attending to issues such as gender, sexuality, sex segregation, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, media coverage, and the sport-health connection, Schultz shows why women's sports are important for players, fans, and society.
Publication Date: 2018
The Ethics of Sport by Robert L. SimonThis accessible book tackles a wide-ranging array of topics that arise in ethics of sport on every level, from amateur to professional, and from the general to the specific.Ethics of sport expert Robert Simon examines provocative, thorny questions: Why do we care so much about sports? What counts as overemphasizing winning? What makes cheating in sports ethically objectionable? How have performance enhancing drugs affected sport? Should contact sports be modified to protect the health of athletes? Do organized athletics belong in schools? Don't athletic programs undermine academics in secondary and college education?