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ARCHIVED 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
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MALS 522 - Sport in a Multicultural World

3.00 credit hours
Explores the function of sport in American society as utilized by various constituencies. Draws from historical, sociological, anthropological and literary texts, as well as film analysis. Reading and class discussions analyze the role of sport in the construction of culture, the nature of cultural change over time and the various meanings of sport among sub-cultures. Ethical questions, such as the role of sport in establishing, reinforcing or resisting dominant social values are considered. Students should also gain an appreciation and respect for alternative cultures.

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