Information Package / Course Catalogue
Sports and Society
Course Code: BSÖ567
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

This course aims to provide students with a thorough sociological understanding of sport.It applies sociological theories and concepts to the domain of sport, examining the historical evolution, socio-economic and political dimensions of contemporary sport.

Course Content

The notions of science, social sciences, sociology and sport.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Know every details of sociologically, economically, politically situation of contemporary sport
2.Interprete the historical and sociological evolution of sport.
3.Apply the sociological notions and theories on sport.
4.Adopt a social intelligence regarding to sport.
5. Explain the relationship between sports and politics.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction: science, social sciences, sociology and sociology of sports
Week 2 - Theoretical
The sociological perspective and basic sociological questions; methods of sociological research
Week 3 - Theoretical
A short history of sociology; the origins of sports, modernization and the development of sports sociology
Week 4 - Theoretical
The structure of society, social interaction and socialization; groups and organizations
Week 5 - Theoretical
Social dynamics of sports
Week 6 - Theoretical
Sports and the economy; social development and sports
Week 7 - Practice
Sports, politics, and the State
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Social stratification and sports
Week 10 - Theoretical
Leisure and sports
Week 11 - Theoretical
Gender identities in sport
Week 12 - Theoretical
Globalization and sports
Week 13 - Theoretical
Theories about sports and society -I: Functionalist theory and conflict theory
Week 14 - Theoretical
Theories about sports and society -II: Figurational sociology and Bourdieu’s perspective
Week 15 - Practice
Theories about sports and society -III: Feminist teoriler
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
3
4
5
4
5
5
OÇ-2
4
4
5
3
4
5
OÇ-3
5
4
2
3
5
4
OÇ-4
2
3
5
4
2
4
OÇ-5
3
5
2
4
5
3
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