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Springfield, Massachusetts


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SMRT 623

Social Issues and Policy in Sport Organizations

This course examines major social and ethical theories and their relationship to the study of sport in the 21st century. Current issues in sport will be identified and analyzed, including ethical dilemmas, social stratification and mobility, commercialization, ethnics and gender barriers and political influences. Additionally, this course will provide students with an understanding of the role of governance (and policy making) in sport, from both a national and international perspective

Units: 3.0