SRS508: A STUDY OF SPORT IN SOCIETY

This course will examine the influence of sport on our contemporary global society.

This course will examine the influence of sport on our contemporary global society. Exploring issues of race, class, education, coaching, gender, and the overall impact of the multi-billion dollar industry sport has become. The course will draw on the fields of sociology, psychology and history. Resources will include guest speakers, video, articles and texts including, “Aretism: An Ancient Sports Philosophy for the Modern World” and “We Own This Game - A Season in the Adult World of Youth Football.” Offered: spring term.