Sport and Organizational Sociology

Course: Sport and Organizational Sociology
Year:

2

Semester:

1º Semestre

Curricular Unit:

Soc., Est. Cult. e Ges. das Act. Físicas e do Des.

ECTS:

4.0

Regent:

Ana Maria da Silva dos Santos

Objectives:

This program offers studies of sport and its organizations from a sociological perspective. The main goal is the acquisition of critical analysis skills in empirical research. The Sport Sociology program also prepares students in analysis and research. The methods of collecting and
analyzing data instruct students in the context of understanding community social life: ethnographic accounts, surveys and life stories.

Contents:

1. Theories of Sports and Exercise.
2. Development and Structure of Modern Sports.
3. Sports and Exercise Management in Modern Society.

Evaluation:

Continuous evaluation: requires minimal presence’s corresponding to 2/3 of all classes The range of assessment methods, in the continuous evaluation, includes: Individual Mark = Participation in oral discussion and group work [P]+ the article survey [R]. Individual Mark = (2P + 3R) / 5. The minimum mark for each test will be 9.5 values Group Mark = Oral presentation of an article [A] + Critical analysis of each text discussed in class [Q] + study project [P] + Poster of Final Research [PR]. Group Mark = (1.5A+1Q +4P + 3.5FR) / 10. The minimum mark for each test will be 9.5 values Final Mark = Individual Mark + 2 x (Group Mark) / 3.

Bibliography:

Elias, N. A Busca Excitação. Lisboa: Difel.
Neves, J., Domingos, N. (ed.) (2004) A época do futebol – O Jogo visto pelas Ciências Sociais. Lisboa: Assírio e Alvim.
Quivy, R., Campenhoudt, L. (1993) Manual de Investigação em Ciências Sociais. Lisboa: Gradiva.
Santos, A. (2013) Um Dia Olímpico. Lisboa: Visão e Contextos.
Santos, A. (2011) Volta a Portugal em bicicleta. Lisboa: Mundos Sociais.
Santos, A. (2004) Heróis Desportivos, de corpo a ícone – um estudo de caso sobre Eusébio. Lisboa: Instituto do Desporto de Portugal.
Santos, A. (2016) Pensar o Desporto como um Sociólogo – manual do estudante. E-book no prelo. Revistas: The International Journal of History of Sport International Revue of Sociology of Sport.

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