8) Is it ethical to provide quotas for vulnerable sections in sports, especially in Indian cricket? Justify
- March 27, 2018
- Posted by: INSIGHTS
- Category: INSIGHTS
Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions;
Why this question?
It is an issue related to practical ethics. Quota in sports is an issue that is debated worldwide, especially in countries such as South Africa which are victims of racism.
Key demand of the question:
Justify why you agree or disagree that it’s ethical to provide quotas in cricket.
Justify– Based on sound arguments, you should prove that it’s either ethical or unethical to provide quotas in sports.
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction write 1-2 lines about need for providing equal opportunities in sports to all sections of population and take a stand whether it’s ethical/unethical/or both.
In the body, with the help of 4-5 arguments that are based on rights, duties, fairness, equity, equality etc, argue with suitable examples why providing quota is ethical or unethical.
Here, make sure that some data is provided to prove underrepresentation/over-representation /equal-representation of weaker sections in sports.
In support of your argument(if say it’s ethical) provide supporting facts such as quota policy Cricket South Africa (CSA).
Write all arguments in small paragraphs.
In the conclusion, reiterate your stand and write a line that how even the constitution seeks to provide equality in all fields, and cricket or any other sports should not be an exception.
Tip: For questions like this, argue that it’s ethical/right to provide quotas (be pro-poor and weaker sections)