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Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport: Ethical, Legal and Social Perspectives

Edited by: Mike McNamee, Verner Moller

ISBN13: 9780415833509
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2010)
Price: £26.95



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The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and doping practices from a range of multi-disciplinary perspectives (specifically ethical, legal, and social scientific). With contributions from a world-class team of scholars and legal practitioners from the UK, Europe and North America, the book explores key contemporary issues such as: sports medicine international doping policy the whereabouts system the criminalization of doping privacy rights, gene doping and ethics imperfection in doping test procedures steroid use in the general population.

Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport offers an important critique of contemporary anti-doping policy and is essential reading for any advanced student, researcher or policy maker with an interest in this vital issue.

Subjects:
Sports Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Mike McNamee and Lauri Tarasti: Ethico-legal aspects of anti-doping legislation
2. James E. Coleman Jr. and Joshua Michael Levine: The Burden of Proof in Endogenous Substance Cases: A Masking Agent for Junk Science
3. David McArdle: Longitudinal profiling, sports arbitration and the woman who had nothing to lose. Some Thoughts on Pechstein versus the International Skating Union.
4. Werner Pitsch: Caught between mathematics and ethics: Some implications of imperfect doping test procedures
5. Bengt Kayser: On the presumption of guilt without proof of intentionality and other consequences of current anti-doping policy
6. John Hoberman: Athletes in handcuffs? The criminalisation of doping
7. Angela Schneider: Privacy rights, gene doping ethics
8. Ask Vest Christiansen: Testing citizens training recreationally in gyms
9. Rob Beamish: Steroids in the Court of Public Opinion: Roger Clemens versus The Mitchell Report
10. Martin Hardie: It's not about the blood! Operacion Puerto and the end of modernity
11. Ivan Waddington: 'A prison of measured time'? A sociologist looks at the WADA whereabouts system
12. Verner Moller: The expulsion of Michael Rasmussen from the Tour de France 2007 - Or what happened to the level playing field?
13. Dag Vidar Hanstad: Governance and the whereabouts system
14. John Gleaves: A critique of the contemporary trend towards severe anti-doping sanctions: Changing directions