1) Difference between gender and sex
2)How are the struggles of women in sport played out in the early 20 and 21 century
3) outline a trajectory of electricity based media and communication technology, and how it interweaves
with the production and consumption of professional/ high performance sport. Give examples of how
bodies are represented, included/ excluded and integrated with economic systems.
telegraph, pager, cell phone (smartphones), home phone, gps, social networks, email, dial up internet
to wireless internet. msnskype, facetime…black and white tv to colour tv.
typwriter to computer…desktops to laptops
scanner, printer, fax
adding courses online rather than calling in
online banking, online shopping
cameras, Polaroid to snapshot
Sports: heart rate monitors, treadmills, calorie counters, step counters, V02 max
-electronic coaches, online weight loss companies
mass media. The audience is the media
olympics. Idea of a nation (with the Olympics it brings out nationalist pride) there is a disconnect and a
disconnect in it. There is a connect to a sport that you play but a disconnect when watching it in the
Olympics played by others
electricity has changed the world and describes how the world has changed socially and how we relate
to one another.
Marshal Mc Luhan (1964) , Canadian philosopher that understood media and predicted the internet.
Tele/graph writing at a distance.