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Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
(i) trace the main developmental trends in modern sport and leisure activities;
(ii) locate the development of sport and leisure within a broader global context;
(iii) recognise the socially constructed nature of sport and leisure in Western societies;
(iv) understand the role of sport and leisure in the construction, and reinforcement, of social identities;
(v) identify the impact of commercialism and politics on the conduct of sport.
1. Why study the sociology of sport?
2. Theoretical perspectives in sociology.
4. Social class.
6. The body and embodiment.
8. Race and ethnicity.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
No subject-specific prior learning required.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Group Presentation (linked to Group Project)||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Group Project||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: End of Semester Exam (2 hours)||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Seminar: Seminar based on summary of a research paper selected by students.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Professor Eamonn Delahunt||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Ross Neville||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Alvy Styles||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32||Mon 12:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 33||Mon 12:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 22, 31||Thurs 16:00 - 17:50|