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Author Jones, Carwyn Rhys, author

Title Sport and alcohol : an ethical perspective / Carwyn R. Jones
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Routledge research in sport, culture and society.
Contents Sport and Alcohol- Front Cover; Sport and Alcohol; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication ; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Notes; References; Chapter 1: Alcohol and its harms; Introduction; Alcohol: no ordinary commodity; Alcohol-related harms and risk; Too many drinking too much; Harm reduction and alcohol policy; Double standards; Starting young; Summary; Notes; References; Chapter 2: Alcohol and sport; Introduction; Sponsorship; Current situation; An unhealthy alliance; Grass roots; Power and influence; Alcohol and watching sport; Celebrating with alcohol; Summary; Notes
A phenomenology of addictionGeorge's story; Summary; Notes; References; Conclusion; Index
NotesReferences; Chapter 5: Drinking too much and punishment; Introduction; The concept of punishment; What is the offence?; Alcohol and offending among athletes; Alcohol and moral responsibility; Is setting out to get drunk morally problematic?; Back to punishment; Summary; Notes; References; Chapter 6: Alcohol misuse, abuse and disorder; Introduction; Personality disorder; Alcoholism; Alcoholism: a brain disease?; Do addicts choose?; Are addicts responsible?; Addicted athletes?; Compulsory therapy; Summary; Notes; References; Chapter 7: Footballer and alcoholic: A life story; Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 16, 2016)
Subject Alcohol Drinking -- adverse effects.
Social Responsibility.
Athletes -- Alcohol use.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315750805
1317613252 (electronic bk.)
9781317613251 (electronic bk.)