SDCOA201

Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society

In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will be introduced to more advanced key concepts and theories within sociology of sport and development studies, adding in concepts from health and wellbeing, and will learn how to use these tools to better understand the potential and challenges of using sport for creating positive social change for various individuals, groups and communities in NZ and more internationally. Issues of power, identity, including national identity, equity and diversity will be incorporated throughout the paper.

In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will be introduced to more advanced key concepts and theories within sociology of sport and development studies, adding in concepts from health and wellbeing, and will learn how to use these tools to better understand the potential and challenges of using sport for creating positive social change for various individuals, groups and communities in NZ and more internationally. Issues of power, identity, including national identity, equity and diversity will be incorporated throughout the paper.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 60 points at 100 level
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): SPLS203

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton
21A (TGA)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Tauranga

Timetabled Lectures for Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society (SDCOA201)

DayStartEndRoomDates
SDCOA201-21A (HAM)
Tue3:00 PM5:00 PMK.G.11Mar 1 - Jun 6
SDCOA201-21A (TGA)
Mon2:00 PM4:00 PMTCBD.3.06Mar 1 - Jun 6

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
Visit the online timetable for SDCOA201 for more details


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for SDCOA201. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Health, Sport and Human Performance | Sport Development and Coaching

Other available years: Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society - SDCOA201 (2020) , Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society - SDCOA201 (2019) , Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society - SDCOA201 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 23 October 2020 11:20am
Indicative fees current as of : 16 October 2020 12:49pm

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