Feminism and Malestream Sociology
Some Feminists argue that early sociology was ‘malestream’ – meaning it was mainly focused on studying boys and men and theorising about women’s roles by Functionalists (for example) was itself patriarchal. This post explores whether sociology is still malestream today.
Marxism in Pictures
A selection of images to represent some of the main Functionalist concepts for A level sociology. Concepts covered include the organic analogy, socialisation, integration, regulation, anomie and more!
The Marxist Instrumentalist Theory of Media
Instrumentalists argue that owners control media content and use the media to control passive audiences.
Talcott Parsons’ Perspective on Religion
A summary of Talcott Parson’s functionalist perspective on religion