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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

KIN 360 - Sport in Society

3.00 credit hours
(Same as: SOA 360 .) An historical study of sport across time and cultures. A comparative analysis of sport and its uses in ancient, medieval and modern societies is undertaken. Work-leisure patterns that developed over the course of American history are examined. Primary consideration of the urban, industrial and commercial processes that contributed to culture formation with particular emphases on class and gender relations, commercialized leisure practices and the impact of the mass media in the formation of value systems. Discussion of theories relative to the role of sport in society, with particular emphasis on globalization, colonialism and cultural hemegony in the Caribbean, Pacific Rim and Asia.

ACR: Intercultural.

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