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The ethics of doping and anti-doping : redeeming the soul of sport?

Author: Verner Møller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Ethics and sport.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author contends that, with every positive drug test, the credibility of modern elite sport is diminished. In this radical critique of current anti-doping policy and practice, he argues that the fight against doping is at heart nothing less than a battle to save sport from itself.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verner Møller
ISBN: 9780415484657 0415484650 9780415484664 0415484669 9780203877012 0203877012
OCLC Number: 237880850
Description: 165 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is doping? --
What is sport? --
Unchristian sport --
Doping history : fact or fiction? --
The law of silence --
When good intentions turn bad --
The fear of modernity --
Legalisation of doping --
The athletes' viewpoint --
The need for a fresh start --
Appendix : Pro-Tour Teams' Code of Ethics.
Series Title: Ethics and sport.
Responsibility: Verner Møller.

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