Social Formations of Sport

Module Leader: Dr. Donna Woodhouse

Module Information

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the full range of widely applicable theories used by sociologists to understand social formations of sport. This module will enable you to develop new insights into the world of sport which will help you to locate your own experiences within a broader historical and social context. This will be achieved by focusing on the practical as well as the theoretical usefulness of a range of sociological perspectives. The module will repeatedly draw on real world examples from sport to achieve this goal.