Law, Ethics, and Integrity in the Sports Industry

Law, Ethics, and Integrity in the Sports Industry

Konstantinos Margaritis (University of Crete, Greece)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 307
ISBN13: 9781522553878|ISBN10: 1522553878|EISBN13: 9781522553885|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5387-8


Sports play a significant role in society, as they are a multilevel field of interest. Nonetheless, a major problem that has been undermining the field is the rise of issues surrounding integrity. Indeed, major scandals of corruption have been disclosed, and they have challenged the effectiveness of sports institutions. As a result, it is vital to explore how to navigate the complex landscape of legal and ethical issues.

Law, Ethics, and Integrity in the Sports Industry is an essential reference source that discusses the legitimacy and integrity of sports institutions by focusing on the social, economic, and political influence of sports. Featuring research on topics such as global sports governance, legal and ethical implications, and the validity of e-sports, this book is ideally designed for scholars interested in institutional aspects of sports and ethics, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, and officials with a broad interest in sports seeking coverage on the institutional aspects of sports and ethics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Interest
  • Drug Use
  • Global Sport Governance
  • Societal Aspects of Sports
  • Sports Corruption
  • Sports Regulations
  • Vicarious Liability

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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