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RECN 217

Sport and Society

Course overview

You’ll examine the relationships between changes in sport and changes in society and the role sport plays in contemporary society.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

and

  • restriction Sport and Society, RECN-338

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $781.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain a range of theories that underpin the workings of sport internationally and in New Zealand.
  2. Critically discuss some of the key issues debated in sport.
  3. Apply theory to explain the workings of sport.
  4. Describe and analyse theoretical arguments about sport and society through clear writing, debate and discussion.
  5. Think critically about the relationship between sport and society.

Course examiners

Greg Ryan

Greg Ryan

Professor

Faculty of Environment, Society and Design

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