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Research Methods – Top Ten Key Terms for A Level Sociology Students

Definitions of the most important concepts you need to know for A Level Sociology research methods. Start with these and then move on to learning the more comprehensive list of concepts. NB – There are actually 14 concepts below! Ethics/ … Continue reading

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Feminist Perspectives on Society – A Summary Grid

Topic Area Summary A2 Main Ideas Feminism the Basics: Gender inequality primary lens for analysis Gender is socially constructed Patriarchy is one of the root causes of sex inequalities Feminism is a political movement Liberal Feminism Socialisation main cause, not … Continue reading

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The Functionalist Perspective – Class Notes for A Level Sociology (Year 2)

These class notes on Functionalist Theory should be all you need to revise this topic for your A level sociology exam The key ideas of Functionalist perspective are as follows – There is such a thing as a social structure … Continue reading

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Sociological Perspectives on Single Person Households

Why are increasing numbers of people all over the world living alone? (Scroll down for a video summary) According to a recent book by Eric Klinenberg: Explaining the Rise of Solo Living, this is a global phenomenon and mainly reflects … Continue reading

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Field Experiments: Definition, Examples, Advantages and Disadvantages

Field Experiments take place in a real-life settings such as a classroom, the work place or even the high street. Field experiments are much more common in Sociology than laboratory experiments. In fact sociologists hardly ever use lab experiments because … Continue reading

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