Although I would like to believe that the functionalism and pluralism theories are
more applicable to the world of sports and that small guy has a say in everything, this is
not the case. The conflict and hegemony theories resonate more with me and are mo
According to Van Rheenen, how does a "simple" children's game such as
hopscotch help to institutionalize the gender divide?
Although hopscotch was once a sport played by burly men, it has become a more
and more feminine game and thus has helped to institu
How does modern sport function like religion?
Modern sport is a religion to Americans. As Price discusses in From Sabbath
Proscriptions to Super Sunday Celebrations, religion was and still is something that take
precedence over everything. However, in the
The most interesting relationship between modern sports and the American
education system is the nature of winning. Up until high school, we generally focus on
the winners of wars and learn about the triumphs of our nation. Rarely do we spend time