SOC470H1: Sociology of Martial Arts


This course will tackle some of the messy martial arts geneaology that gave rise to contemporary MMA, while also delving into theoretical work on the emotions felt in violence, the moral worlds of gyms and dojos, the process of learning how to fight, women in the UFC, and a host of other issues related to jiu jitsu, judo, and mixed martial arts more generally.

1.0 SOC credit at the 300+ level.
SOC485H1 (offered as "Sociology of Martial Arts") taken in Fall 2021 or 2022
Social Science
Society and its Institutions (3)
University-Based Experience