Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 February 2018

216 Pages


ISBN: 9780190687984

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Good Sport

Why Our Games Matter - And How Doping Undermines Them

Thomas H. Murray

  • Offers a novel theory about values and meanings in sport: That sport is a celebration of natural talents and the dedication required to perfect those talents;
  • Responds forcefully to the principal criticisms on anti-doping-the effort to keep performance enhancing drugs out of sport;
  • Uses athletes' stories to demonstrate the corrosive and coercive power of drugs in sport
  • Shows how the Paralympics strives to create "level playing fields" for elite athletes with many different impairments

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