The "Big Three's" Takeover of Sport

  • Also available as: E-Book
  • Published: June 2011
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 216
  • Size: 8.25x11
  • ISBN: 9781426972188

In the The “Big–Three’s” Takeover of Sport, Dr. Zeigler argues that such a take-over of competitive sport by capitalism, nationalism, and democracy has become a very serious problem that gradually became a crisis as the twentieth century wore on. The main purpose of this book–to show that the “commandeering”, or take-over, of sport by the “conglomerate of three”, enumerated–has created a situation where competitive sport has been increasingly “degraded” to a destructive “professional morality” espousing a mentality that “screams”: “Winning is now not the most important thing in sport; it is the only thing!” If indeed such is the case, this means that we must move now to assess the evolving situation more carefully than ever before…