Mar 03, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUPED 469 - Sport and Canadian Popular Culture

★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Examination of the role of sport in Canadian popular culture, historically and in the present. Topics include the power of the media to create audiences for sport; the role of sport in the construction of local, regional, and national identities; the continental dimensions of professional sport; the place of sport in the negotiation of gender relations; the use of sport by the Canadian government; and the position of sport in an increasingly global economy and culture.