Undergraduate Course: Physical Culture and the Sociology of the Body 4 (SPRT10017)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This Honours level optional course seeks to enable students to understand the relative influence of social, cultural and biological factors impinging on the human experience of being and having a physical body. In particular, the recent emergence of sociological interest in the body is utilised to critically explore physical culture and theories of the body in contemporary society.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
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Information for Visiting Students
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| By the end of this module students will be able to:
-Understand different theoretical approaches to the significance of the body in society.
-Analyse significant social, cultural and political aspects of the body.
-Critically assess comparative studies of the encultured body.
-Assess the use of the body as a medium of personal expression and social action within contemporary and historical accounts.
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|Course organiser||Dr John Horne
Tel: (0131 6)51 6642
|Course secretary||Miss Sarah Fraser