Think about some of your assumptions about sports and fitness. Interrogate and critique these
assumptions through a corporate lease. How might corporate driven ideologies regarding sport and
the body might have goals that are not aligned with health and fitness. Example: Health and fitness
tips are often actually beauty or appearance tips more than they relate to lifelong health.
textbook: Sage, George H., D. Stanley Eitzen, and Becky Beal (2018).Sociology of North American
Sport.Oxford University Press.
The House That Herman Built Discussion
ASSIGNMENT 3: Module 10: The House That Herman Built Before viewing the videos below ask
yourself how you feel about the practice of solitary confinement being used in our jails and prisons.
Then watch the following video clips:
Herman's House – Official Film Trailer 2 minutes 20 seconds
http://video.pbs.org/video/2365038994 3 minutes 12seconds
Then read the following articles:
71.html?_r=0 (On page 2 of the PDF there is a list of common misconceptions about solitary
Then answer the following questions for the discussion post:
1.Select one misconception and discuss your reaction.
2.The EIGHTH AMENDMENT of our Constitution (ratified in 1791) reads
“Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual
punishments inflicted”. There is disagreement whether solitary confinement is cruel and unusual.
What do you think?
3.Have your feelings about solitary confinement changed after watching the videos and learning
about this practice? If so, how?
4.The New York Times article quotes Herman Wallace’s last words.
What were they and 5.what was your reaction to them?