KPE200H1: Physical Culture and the Human Condition

This course places the study of physical culture alongside social and cultural theories regarding the ways in which human life is organized, produced, reproduced and experienced by people. Attention is given to how studies of physical culture provide answers to universal social scientific questions such as what it means to be human and live in a society structured by power relations that privilege some and form the bases of injustice for others. A range of sociological, philosophical, humanities, and cultural theories of how people's participation in physical culture is affected by historical and contemporary relations of power such as structures and processes or normalization, colonialism, racism, patriarchy, neoliberalism, speciesism, environmental injustice and scientization.

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