Text Section 2 Study Guide

Text Section 2 Study Guide - Text Section 2 and other...

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Text Section 2 and other readings 1. Gender: a. That it is a very powerful social institution–because it is such as powerful social practice–also because it is instrumental in shaping and reinforcing the way we view ourselves and our bodies. b. Sport sociologists’ research studies include a ‘critical examination of the social order and strategies for changing power relationships like those grounded in gender, race, and ethnicity. 2. As social stratification, gender is a process of creating distinguishable differences for purposes of assigning rights and responsibilities a. As part of social stratification system, gender is a major building block in the social structures of society b. As stratification system, gender ranks men above women of the same race and class. c. What men do in work environments is valued more highly than what women perform the work d. When gender is a major component of structured inequality, the devalued gender has less power, prestige and economic rewards than the devalued
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