Believe in american cultural and racial superiority

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Believe in American cultural and racial superiority. Pugilism : (71) This is the first iteration of boxing. It eventually turned into prizefighting with gained a huge emphasis towards ethnic battles. Critics of pugilism : Unnecessary violence, Encouraged public disorder, Involve heavy drinking, I nvolved gambling Animal Baiting : is the setting of game animals against a chained or confined animal for sport. The animals bite and tear to subdue the opposing animal by incapacitating or killing it. Baiting is a bloodsport used for entertainment and gambling. Lacrosse : sport originating in 12th century invented by Iroquois but named by the French, originally the game would require 100-1000 men on the playing field and could last multiple days, the field was between 500m and 3km long. Competition that lasted 2 to 3 days. It was a ceremonial ritual that symbolized warfare. It was given the french name "lacrosse." “Rough and Tumble : Anything goes fight. The purpose was to gouge the other person's eyes. Ripping of testicles was another goal of the fight. Fantasy Sports : A type of online game where participants assemble imaginary or virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. Reposition fans as owners relative to players. Over 40 million people in the US and Canada play fantasy sports. Gives consumers a sense of control over the sport they enjoy watching and the media content they consume. Reaffirms fans identities and also can change the way they support teams or not. Businesses use this power to control the content of media sport and who can access it. Focus on the performance and stats of players that are normally on different teams. It becomes less about a favorite team and more about"me." It connects people with other dedicated fans. Status can be both gained and challenged.
ETHN 3024 Exam One Social Interaction Model : organized around a combination of cultural, interactionist, and structural theories. Researchers assume that humans learn values and norms with others and participate in social worlds. Qualitative methods that seek to understand the decisions on sport participation and give meaning to sport experiences UNLIKE the personal internalization model which wrongly assumes social learning occurs when people internalize rules of society they grow up in / interact in and receive through media – thinks it is a one way process American Exceptionalism & Sport (Football, Baseball, and Basketball): Historically speaking, American national identity has been based on understandings of the nation's uniqueness and difference from others, particularly those in Europe… Philosophy was partly based on the "frontier mentality", which believed that U.S. western frontier generated a young, rugged, creative, and dynamic society that was qualitatively different from established European societies… Critical Thinking ( Professor Villanueva’s definition of this skill ): Suspend judgment or personal biases to check the validity of a proposition. Take multiple perspectives into consideration.

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