As of november 13 you should be able to: Make a list of everything you"ve read in chapters on social stratification and social class, race and ethnicity, gender stratification and sexuality and from tutorial that supports a sociological understanding of: sport as a key social structure. Review theoretical applications to sport in chapter 1 with this in mind. Top finishers in track are black and top finishers in swimming are white: culture. The sport in that particular country: biology. Country provides resources and support for that sport. However, assumptions shouldn"t be made about biological differentiations due to ethnicity. According to authors of text, objectivity in research depends on carefully adhering to scientific procedures in order not to bias the results: scientific objectivity is ideal rather than reality since complete objectivity is impossible to achieve. Even a topic a researcher examines likely grows with personal interest: their opinion refutes the opinion of objectivity- not right.