AST256 - Sport in History

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIH256, AIH356, AIH456, AIJ203

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 x 2-hour scheduled online seminars

Note:

Bachelor of Arts course elective in the History major

Content

Are Australians peculiar in their interest in sport? The unit studies the evolution of sport since classical times, and its different roles in society over time. Major changes in forms of sport are examined in relation to political, social, cultural, religious, and economic developments in society. Theories and interpretations of sport’s role in society throughout history are examined, taking into consideration issues including class, gender, ethnicity, and power. Information and case studies are drawn from a diverse range of sports and countries, with students offered a chance to pursue particular interests. By the completion of the unit, you should know whether sport is only a game.

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