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    DescriptionWritten by senior examiners and endorsed by WJEC, this book includes everything you need for success in your study and exams. The only study and revision guide available that precisely matches the WJEC AS Sociology course you are studying - all you need to support you through your AS course and prepare you for the exams. The book contains essential underpinning knowledge to support course study as well as revision. Features to aid study support include: / Important people and ideas in Sociology are highlighted / Examiner pointers focus on understanding and using the underpinning knowledge. / Key terms are clearly defined on each page. / Quickfire questions check and reinforce your understanding. / Features to aid revision support include: / Q&A section provides numerous exam-style questions with two levels of student answers and examiner commentaries and marks so you can see where mistakes are typically made and where marks can be gained. / Exam practice and technique section offers advice on how exam questions are set and marked and how to boost grades. / Grade boost tips help refine exam technique, improve grades and avoid common mistakes. / Topic summaries provide a visual prompt for remembering key knowledge.


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    Title
    WJEC AS Sociology: Study and Revision Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Bown, By (author) Janis Griffiths, By (author) Barbara Greenall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 118
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 280 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780956840103
    ISBN 10: 0956840108
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KLR
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E2N79
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    BIC subject category V2: JHB, 4KLR
    DC23: 301.076
    Illustrations note
    30 photographs + figures
    Publisher
    Illuminate Publishing
    Imprint name
    Illuminate Publishing
    Publication date
    21 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cheltenham
    Author Information
    David Bown is an experienced teacher and Curriculum Manager at Itchen College, Southampton. He has been a Senior Examiner with a major awarding body for many years. Janis Griffiths is Head of Department for Social Science at Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School in Barry, South Wales and Principal Examiner for Sociology at KS4 and A Level for a major awarding body. Barbara Greenall is an experienced teacher and Head of Business and Social Sciences at Bassaleg School, Newport. She is a Principal Examiner for a major awarding body and has extensive examining experience.
    Review quote
    "I will definitely be recommending them to my students. The books are logically set out, detailed without being over-complicated." A level Sociology teacher. "The books are very concise and contain good summaries of the knowledge required. The exam tips and example answers are very helpful. The key words are helpful also." A level Sociology teacher
    Table of contents
    Part One: Knowledge and Understanding: SY1 Acquiring Culture: The Compulsory Core; Families and Culture; Youth Culture; SY2 Understanding Culture: Research Methods; Education; Mass Media. Part Two: Exam Practice and Technique: Exam Advice and Guidance; Questions and Answers (and examiner commentaries); Quickfire Answers.