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SOCY 3359 Sports in American Society (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course provides a critical entry point into the sociology of sport in American society that examines the sociological role of sport in the making of American society and culture, as well as the reverse. The purpose of the course is to better understand sport as a social institution, and to analyze the dynamic interplay of economic, political, social and other forces within which forms of sport and physical activity have been developed, implemented and contested in America.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Michael Malec and Kyoung-yim Kim

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Sociology Majors Only


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13