SPTM 605 - Dimensions of Diversity and Society in Sport Organizations
This course explores how historical and contemporary forces in society have shaped the opportunities and experiences of various cultural groupings in the realm of sport. In particular, the course will focus on diversity issues as they relate to race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality and physical ability/disability. Careful attention will be paid to the impact and professional challenges surrounding cultural and organizational diversity within sport and society. Examples of possible topics include: Native American names and mascots for sport teams, homophobia in sport, social class stratification in sport, gender equity in collegiate sport, and the expansion of sporting opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Master of Science Sport Management program
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