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Unformatted text preview: Some of this was public tax money.
Public money is also transferred through national unity subsidies, tax breaks, hosting major sports events. Class and Participation
Social class is a predictor of participation in sports.
A 1971 study of Canada’s Winter Games athletes demonstrated that 42% of the athlete’s fathers came from the highest occupational levels in Canada. This category represented only 17% of the population.
Social class is also important even in the health and fitness movement. Class and Participation II
The more a family earns, the more likely are their children to participate in sports and physical activity (p.310)...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course SOCI 201 at University of Calgary.
- Spring '06