AS Fast-track Sociology

AS Fast-track Sociology

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For last minute revision for the AS exams this series has been designed as an interactive workbook to give extra tuition for exam success.Key features * Over 70 pages of interactive revsion pages * Complement the AS & A2 Study Guide or use as a stand alone revision workbook. * Tear out topic sheets * Tips and Tricks in the margin * Exam questions with grade boosting exercisesshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 212 x 294 x 6mm | 322.05g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0582432405
  • 9780582432406

Table of contents

The scientific approach 5Qualitative methods 7Quantitative methods 9Secondary Data 11The family and society 13Changes in family structure and functions 15Gender in family roles 17Family disorganization 19What is a family? 21Education and society 23Educational achievement: social class 25Educational achievement: gender 27Education and ethnicity 29Educational policy debates 31Theories of religion 33Secularization 35Religious movements 37Theories of deviance and crime 39The social distribution of crime 41The amplification of deviance 43Suicide 45Alienation and conflict 47Work, non-work and leisure 49Unemployment 51Perspectives on the mass media 53Models of media influence 55The news 57Representations in the media 59What is poverty? 61Explaining poverty 63The welfare state 65The distribution of income and wealth 67Perspectives on health 69Inequalities in health 71Health inequalities and gender 73Answers 75 Index 111show more