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SPS 322 Football, Nationality and the State 3 Credits
Irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity or religion football occupies a central place in the daily lives of many people in the world. Viewed from this perspective football is not only a sport but it is also a social phenomenon. Football is deeply embedded in and relates to concepts like patriotism, nations, nationality, nationalism and the state. This course primarily aims to study football as a social phenomenon and to explore its political, social and cultural implications on a global scale. Football, as a political instrument whether employed for repression of the masses or as a way of expressing different identities is an exceptional game that carries the potential to help us to understand the complexities of modern society and politics.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Summer 2013-2014 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Fall 2013-2014 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2008-2009 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2007-2008 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2005-2006 Football, Nationality and the State 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: