SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT Sociology of sports, also referred to as sports sociology, is the study of the relationship between sports and society. It examines how culture and values influence sports, how sports influences culture and values, and the relationship between sports and media, politics, economics, religion, race, gender, youth, etc. 1.Politics of the sport (Who is in charge? What is the government involvement?) 2.What impact does the sport have on popular culture? (Leagues, fashion, styles, entertainment, etc...) 3.Does the sport provide equal opportunities to both genders?Are there gender stereotypes associated with the sport? Explain. 4.Does the sport cater to a certain culture/race/religion? Is there equal opportunity to all? Was it/is it inclusive/elitist? 5. What are some of the potential family and peer pressures/barriers associated with the sport? 6. Is there fan violence associated with this sport? Elaborate.