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SPORT SOCIOLOGY Class Notes
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Physical Educators & Sociologists began to ask……. Does participation in sport build character? How does television affect sport institutions? How has increased sport opportunity affected the social & economic status of women?
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What is Sociology? It is a discipline that focuses on: 1. 2. 3.
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What is Sport Sociology? The study of:
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Sport Sociology…………… Has been an accepted scientific discipline for more than 100 years! Developed as a physical-education subdiscipline in the 1960’s & 70’s
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Sport Sociologists examine basic social units such as: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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The main areas of study are: How play, games, and sport of a culture affect the participants and the culture
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Historically focused on sport Recently growing interest in the area of exercise How society views & influences perceptions International Committee on Sport Sociology formed in 1964 International conferences were held that interested both physical educators & sociologists
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They use: 1. 2.
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