LYTA1002 Sport, Globalisation and Multiculturalism (3 cr)
The concept of globalisation, and how different social and behavioural traditions interpret these concepts and have applied them to the study of sport and physical culture. Key issues such as migration, physical education, political economy, environmentalism and nationalism.
Active participation to lectures (14 hours), working group assignments (6 hours) and a book exam (one book).
Working group assignments 50 %, book exam 50 %. Compulsory attendance at 80% of the lectures.
- identify the key concepts and perspectives regarding globalisation and to explore how these have been applied to the study of sport
- understand, by applying sociological concepts, together with theories and evidence, the relationship between sport, globalisation and multiculturalism.
- demonstrate academic understanding on relevant theoretical, conceptual and methodological skills on current global issues, problems and interactions in sport
1st year spring
The book exam (1 book):
Vegneskumar, M. 2014. Sports Participation and Cultural Identity in the Experience of Young People. New York: Peter Lang. (154 s.)
Tomlinson, A. & Young, C & Holt, R. (eds.). 2011. Sport and the transformation of modern Europe: states, media and markets, 1950-2010 / edited by Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young and Richard Holt. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge, 2011.
Lectures (1.5 cr)
Lectures (14 hours) and working group assignments. Compulsory attendance at 80% of the lectures.