Amateurism in Sport: An Analysis and a Defence

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 206 pages
We often decry "amateurism", yet one can do things "for the love of it" rather than for money. It can also show that an economic system which has more voluntary, unpaid activity is a more efficient system. This work examines amateurism's rationale, its history, ethics and economics.
 

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Contents

The Lived Experience
85
The Future of Amateurism
133
Chronology of Amateurism in British and Olympic Sport 18631995
165
The Concept of the Amateur and of Amateurism
171
Amateurism in Verse
181
Notes
185
Index
197
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