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SOCI 495B Advanced Studies in Sociology - SOCI OF SOCCER
An intensive examination of selected topics in Sociology. Consult the department for this year's offerings.
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|SOCI 495B 201||Seminar||2||Wed||16:00||19:00||
Sociology of Soccer: We will explore a range of topics in the sociology of soccer (association football): the origins of the game; spectator identities and the rivalry between Rangers and Celtic fans; supporter performances at AS Roma and Whitecaps FC matches; soccer hooliganism; sexism, heterosexism, racism and classism in soccer; the celebrity of George Best and David Beckham; pickup soccer; how Barcelona FC won the UEFA Champions League and who will win the next FIFA World Cup.
NOTE: 75% of seats in this course have been restricted to Sociology Majors.