Revising core themes in A-level sociology
There are six ‘core themes‘ in the AQA’ A-level sociology specification: Socialisation culture identity Social differentiation power stratification These six core themes cut across every compulsory topic and every optional topic (usually families and beliefs), and they can form the basis of any 10 mark or any essay question. Students should not be at all…
Sociological Perspectives applied to The Apprentice….
Now in its fourteenth season, The Apprentice is one of Britain’s longest running T.V. series and remains one of the most popular, with average weekly viewing figures stable at just over 7 million for the past four years. In this post, I’m just going to analyse what its ‘social functions’ might be by applying a…
Sociology Crime and Deviance Research Project, Summer Term 2018
This my very simply ‘research’ project task for summer timetable 2018. I’m experimenting with going back to a very open ended project!
Applying material from item C analyse two ways in which the nuclear family might perform ideological functions (10)
A 10 mark ‘analyse with item’ practice question and answer for the AQA’s A-level paper 2: families and households section
Sociological perspectives on the relationship between education and work
Functionalism Main post on the functionalist perspective on education. Education teaches us specialist skills for work – At school, individuals learn the diverse skills necessary for this to take place. For example, we may all start off learning the same subjects, but later on we specialize when we do GCSEs. This allows for a complex…
Applying Sociological Perspectives to the Decline of Marriage – Revision Notes
Summary revision notes (in diagram form) on sociological perspectives applied to the decline of marriage in society, written to help students revise for the families and households section of the AQA’s A-level sociology paper 2: topics in sociology. You will probably need to click to enlarge/ save the picture below! Other sources you might find…