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Marxist Theories of Crime – A Summary

Introduction/ The basics Traditional Marxist theories explain crime in relation to power inequalities created by the capitalist system The inequalities and injustices within Capitalism generate crime. Class based analysis – both classes commit crime, the crimes of the elite are … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Cohabitation

An Overview of Families and Households Topic Two – Marriage, Divorce and Cohabitation, covering key sub-topics, key concepts and some exam style questions (short answer and essay questions). You need to be able to identify key trends in marriage, divorce … Continue reading

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Sociological Perspectives on the Family

An overview of the sub-topics, key concepts, and exam questions (short answer and essay questions) Being able to critically apply different perspectives is the most important skill you can demonstrate in Sociology. You can also apply the perspectives to many … Continue reading

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The reasons for and consequences of changing patterns of migration

Trends in migration From 1900 to the Second World War the largest immigrant group to the UK were Irish, mainly for economic reasons, followed by Eastern and Central Europian Jews, who were often fleeing from persecution. Before the 1950s very … Continue reading

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Issues of Power and Control in relationships

The Radical Feminist viewpoint is that relationships are the primary means through which men control women and maintain their power over them in society. Probably the most shocking evidence which supports this view is the continued prevalence of domestic violence. … Continue reading

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Explaining the increase in family diversity (part 1/3 )

This is part 1 of 3 posts outlining the underlying factors which explain the increase in household diversity 1. Changing patterns of marriage, divorce and cohabitation The increase long term decline or marriage and increase in cohabitation and divorce can … Continue reading

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The consequences of an ageing population mind map

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The Postmodern Perspective on The Family

This post is designed to help you revise for the AS Sociology Families and Households Exam Postmodernists argue that we no longer live in the modern world with predictable orderly structures, such as the nuclear family. Instead society has entered … Continue reading

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Assess Sociological Perspectives on Vocational Education (20)

Evaluations in italics! Vocational Education refers to teaching people the specific knowledge and skills to prepare them for a particular career. Vocational Education can either be on the job training – such as with apprenticeships, or courses focused on a … Continue reading

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Sociological Perspectives on Declining Marriage and Increasing Divorce on Society

This post examines the effects of declining in marriage and increasing divorce. Have women benefitted from these changes like some Feminists suggests. Are these trends signs of moral decline like the The New Right suggest, or are these trends just … Continue reading

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