Columbia Southern University Sports in Sociology Article Review

Columbia Southern University

Question Description

First, review the various topics that are presented in this course using your textbook. Access the CSU Online Library or the Internet for an article on a real-world or current event (2012–present) regarding the sociology of sport and why sports in society should be studied. Include one of the modern social theories in sports that relate to better management and decision-making in sports. Some examples include gender equity, drug use, race, or any other topic listed for this course. You may locate the article using newspaper, media, journals, or sport magazines. Remember the CSU Online Library is a great source for credible and reliable sources.

Read the article and create a two-page article review on the event. The chapter headings within this unit might help you determine your topic.

The article review should contain three sections:

1. introduction of the article including topic,

2. summary of the article (discuss sociology, why it should be studied, and one of the modern sports theories for

management and decision-making of sports), and

3. analysis of how this course will help you address similar issues in the future.

Your two-page article review should include a title and reference page, which do not count toward the total two-page requirement. Use APA formatting when writing your review. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, and quoted or paraphrased material must have accompanying in-text citations.

Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.

Final Answer




Sports Sociology
Student’s Name


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Eddie Betts and racism in sport: it’s not enough to just not join in

In this article, the writers give a review of the topics of racism and sports with respect to
the main currents of sociological thoughts which have enlightened an assortment of research in
this subject area. It takes into consideration a portion of the primary well-known contentions
about sports in discussions of black identity and race relations and argues against the idea of a
single body of thought being seen as a type of universalism. In this article, the author recounts
the unfortunate story of Eddie Betts and how he was racially abused during a match. The cases
that individuals refer to may change, however, the basic processes and political and social issues
reflect customs of social thought as well as numerous voices of frustrations and outrage in a
planet that is left wanting on such a significant number of fronts.

Sociology is the syste...

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