Athletic Aggression: A Moral Concern

  • Brenda Jo Bredemeier
Part of the Springer Series in Social Psychology book series (SSSOC)


Athletic aggression: Is it character-building and valuable or, perhaps, destructive and repugnant? Sport is an arena of human interaction where aggression and violence are sometimes idolized, sometimes condemned, but most often legitimated and at least tolerated. In this chapter the phenomenon of athletic aggression will be examined from social-scientific and ethical perspectives which have been informed by the study of moral development.


Moral Judgment Moral Reasoning Moral Development Moral Issue Moral Behavior 
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