SOCI Exam review.docx - MERITOCRACY System of stratification Achieving wealth and status through individual attributes A system of rewards in a society

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MERITOCRACY System of stratification Achieving wealth and status through individual attributes A system of rewards in a society in which resources are fairly distributed on the basis of merit Reinforces the ideological assumption that people achieve what they deserve SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF GENDER A social system specific to society Rules that organize relationship between men and women, including their relative social value Not what we have Not linked to our bodies in a natural way Set of ideas and practices associated with masculinity and femininity in a society Gendered ideas and practices will change as a larger social context changes UNIVERSITY ETHICS COMMITTEES Each university has a university ethics board Researchers apply for ethics clearance before they can begin the study Research ethics board ensures researchers follow standards set by the federal government PRINCIPLES OF ETHICAL RESEARCH

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