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.
About this paper
|Sociology of Sport and Exercise
|Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
|Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )
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- 72 Points
- PHSE 206
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
Associate Professor Mark Falcous - firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor 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