Access 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.
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.
Unit I Journal
This unit focused on the three major types of theories: cultural, interactionist, and structural theories, and the features used in the sociology of sports. Many of us may utilize all three of these theories when identifying our relationship with sports. Do you agree or disagree? Determine which theory most closely relates to you and your association with sports and the sporting environment. Discuss your reasoning.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.