Universität Wien FIND

350172 VO BC2I - Sports and Society (2018S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 07.03. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 14.03. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 21.03. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 11.04. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 18.04. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 25.04. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 02.05. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 09.05. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 16.05. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 23.05. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 30.05. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 06.06. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 13.06. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 20.06. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Wednesday 27.06. 11:15 - 12:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course


- Affinity between sport and soiety
- Sport as a microcosm of society
Sport and culture: Values in sport and society
- Intercultural comparison of sport between Amerika and Austria
- Cultural inclusion of sport in Austria: Body- and self-awareness of Austrians
- Images of selected sports in Austria
- Social recognition and integration in sport
- Sport and communication
- Sport spectators - aggression in the context of sport spectators
- Sport and violence
- Sport and mass-communication
- Sport and economy
- Sport and politics
- Change of sport in context of social developments

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam
1st term: end of semester
2nd term: start of following semester
3rd term: end of following semester

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria


- Development of an understanding for socio-cultural contingency of sport
- Give insight in social processes of sport
- Illustrate the relation of sport and society
- Constitute the functions of sport in modern society
- Show up the connection of sport with other subsystems of society (mass media, economy, school etc.)

Examination topics

Lecture, discussion, educational aid

Reading list


Berger, P. & Luckmann, T. (2010). Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion der Wirklichkeit. Eine Theorie der Wissenssoziologie (23. Aufl., unveränd. Abdr. der 5. Aufl.). Frankfurt am Main 1980. S. 139-174.
Curry, T. J. & Weiß, O. (1989). Sport Identity and Motivation for Sport Participation: A Comparison Between American College Athletes and Austrian Student Sport Club Members. Sociology of Sport Journal 6 . S. 257-268.
Heinemann, K. (1993). Veränderungen des Sports im Kontext gesellschaftlicher Entwicklungen. In H. Ch. Ehalt & O. Weiß (Hg.), Sport zwischen Disziplinierung und neuen sozialen Bewegungen (S. 85-101).
Hilscher, P., Norden, G., Russo, M. & Weiß, O. (2010). Entwicklungstendenzen im Sport (3. Aufl.) Wien: LIT Verlag.
Weiß, O. & Russo, M. (1987). Image des Sports. Wien: ÖBV.
Weiß, O. & Norden, G. (2013). Einführung in die Sportsoziologie (2. überarb. und aktual. Aufl.). Wien: WUV.

Association in the course directory

BC2I

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