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achievement

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

1 The level of performance attained by an athlete particularly in a standardized series of tests.

2 In sociology, the acquisition of social position or...

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ascribed status

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

In allocating roles and statuses, or imputing allegedly natural behaviours, cultures make varying use of kinship, age, sex, and ethnicity. Such ascribed characteristics cannot be changed by...

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Peter Blau

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences.

(1918–2002)

An American sociologist whose contributions touch a number of areas, including the sociology of organizations and bureaucracy, microsociological theories of exchange,...

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status

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

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The rank or position of an individual within a society, and the responsibilities and privileges that go with it. Status may be achieved (as a result of the actions and works...

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stratification

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences.

The organization of research survey questions such that interviews are informally controlled and thus produce results from which valid summaries and comparisons can be constructed.

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