Moral Dilemmas of Participation in Dangerous Leisure Activities

  title={Moral Dilemmas of Participation in Dangerous Leisure Activities},
  author={Steve Olivier},
  journal={Leisure Studies},
  pages={109 - 95}
  • S. Olivier
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
Abstract Participation in risky leisure activities (including so‐called ‘extreme’ sports) has increased in recent years, along with a concomitant growth in the related supporting industries, and in media coverage of events and associated lifestyles. The rise in popularity of dangerous leisure pursuits has led to questions about whether these activities should be regulated, or whether legislation should be enacted to prohibit particular activities. Arguments have centred on harm to individuals… 

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