Explain how a culture outside the U.S. has changed in response to internal and external pressures.

It will be important for students to include the following key sections: 1) overview of national history, 2) overview the rules of the sport/game and its historical development3) overview of the cultural importance of the sport, 4) overview expressions of cultural values in the sport/game/human movement, and 5) explore how this cultural product has influenced US sport experiences and sport identities, and/or explain how a culture outside the U.S. has changed in response to internal and external pressures.
Overview of Nation (1/2pp.)social background, with a focus on cultural values and larger sport history of the nationOverview of Sport (1/2 – 1pp.)social history, development of the sport, basic rulesOverview of Cultural Values (1 – 1 1/2pp.)Describe and analyze sociocultural values surrounding the sport and the participantsRelate to journal articles, which discuss in some fashion, the general nature of the topicRelation to US Sport & Culture (1/2p – 1pp).Explore how this cultural product has influenced US sport experiences and sport identities, and/or explain how a culture outside the U.S. has changed in response to internal and external pressures. (1pp.)Relate to journal articles, which discuss in some fashion, the general nature of the topicDiscussion (1/2 pp.)Summarize the main content of paperWrap up main themes of paperSuggest possible intervention(s) and/or social actionsReference any additional journal materialsFinal thoughts and looking forward, future areas
4– 6 pages of text, not including title and reference pages (max of 10 written text pages)Reference min. of 5 journal, peer-reviewed articlesIn addition, you can use the textbook and course reader, but they do not count as 1of the 5.You can also use ESPN magazine, Slate, The Nation, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, and NYT as additional sourcesSee webct and class reader for examples of peer review journal articles and how to cite12 pt. font, APA style, black ink, times new roman font style, white paper, indent new paragraphs, use paragraph breaksAPA is written in past tense whenever possible (e.g. The purpose of this paper was ….The goal of this paper was…)Need to have in-text citations for any material noted on the reference page