By Adrian Walsh, Richard Giulianotti
Written from the contrasting but complementary views of sociology and philosophy, this publication explores the far-reaching moral outcomes of the runaway commodification of recreation, concentrating on these circumstances the place commodification offers upward thrust to morally bad outcomes. The authors consider 3 major parts of shock for participators and observers alike: the corrosion of the middle meanings and values of recreation, the expanding elitism of entry to carrying commodities, and the undermining of social stipulations that aid carrying groups. distinctive in its concentrate on the moral measurement of the robust economics of today’s activity, this publication should be of curiosity, not just to these within the fields of activities experiences and ethics of game, but additionally to teachers, researchers and scholars in philosophy of morality, sociology, and the ethics of globalization as considered throughout the final globalized phenomenon of recent game.
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Extra resources for Ethics, Money and Sport: This Sporting Mammon (Ethics and Sport)
This is true in sport just as it is in other areas of social life. At the same time – as should be clear from the introductory chapter – we believe that hypercommodification in many cases provides genuine grounds for moral concern. Our task then it to provide a theoretical mechanism for distinguishing legitimate from illegitimate forms of commodification. In developing such an account we do not attempt – as say a Kantian might – to isolate a single way in which commodification can go wrong, but instead isolate a series of distinct ‘moral pathologies’.
In 1995 the European Court ruled in favour of the eponymous Belgian player in a civil case and thereby endorsed the rights of players to move, when out of contract, to any willing club without the payment of a transfer fee. At the elite level, ‘Bosman’ contributed significantly to the massive inflation of player wages, yet weaker ties and responsibilities emerged between clubs and their professional employees. A third feature of hyper-commodification is the proliferation of advertising and merchandising in sport.
Equally, treating sport itself as a mere means violates something that should be treated as an end-in-itself. ) Despite the usefulness of these applications, there are limits to a Kantian-based critique of the commodification of sport. In the first instance, the price-dignity dictum is insufficiently nuanced to capture all of the different modes of regard with which non-commodities should be treated. Both one’s grandmother and one’s aged loyal Blue Heeler cattle dog should not be treated as commodities, but for entirely different reasons.
Ethics, Money and Sport: This Sporting Mammon (Ethics and Sport) by Adrian Walsh, Richard Giulianotti