2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
An exploration of the sociological significance of sport and exercise in contemporary society, including an understanding of the cultural, political and economic processes of sport.
|Paper title||Sociology of Sport and Exercise|
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$936.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,061.45|
- 72 Points
- PHSE 206
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
- Dr Mark Falcous
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- Teaching staff
- Course co-ordinator: Dr Mark Falcous
No textbooks required
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Life-long learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
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- Learning Outcomes
- On completion of this paper, students will be expected to
- Think critically about contemporary social problems and issues as they relate to sport
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of sociological perspectives and theories as they relate to sport
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the role of sport in constructing dominant ways of thinking about the place of sport in our culture as it relates to: gender, race, sexuality, class and nationality
- Understand the role that socio-cultural factors have in influencing the form and structure of sport in contemporary society and how it impacts on people's everyday experiences