PEES 7153X Sociology of Sport

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PED 753.
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45 hours; 3 credits

Sport in American society. Sport in relation to education, leisure, social stratification, social mobility, race, sex. Socioeconomic dimensions of sport. Literature on the sociology of sport.

The influence of sport in American society and culture is discussed. Sport is explored in relation to education, leisure, social stratification, social mobility, race, and gender. Socioeconomic dimensions of sport are investigated.

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