This is an excellent summary sheet on functionalist perspectives of crime and deviance. It is useful to teach, revise and cement the viewpoints of functionalism with regards to crime and deviance in preparation for the exam. This is also useful while applying the functionalist theory to a case study to quickly refer to its salient features.
A summary of key functionalist sociologists, their key theories (AO1) , real life/sociological application (AO2a / AO2) and direct evaluation (AO2b / AO3). <br />
Mindmap includes: Durkheim, Merton, Cohen, Miller, boundary maintenance, adaptation and change, status frustration, focal concerns, strain theory, anomie, etc<br />
Also includes past question on Functionalism and Crime and Deviance, complete with item<br />
Instructions: simply print off or email out for students to complete the boxes
ppt activity to use as a starter or plenary to assess awareness of 'functionalist/consensus theory' agendas on crime and deviance.\n\nstudents select a dot from the first slide and then answer a question relating to the image/text in the hyperlink.
Student's A/s Sociology (AQA) course document for SCLY1 (Family) and SCLY2 (Education and Methods). Includes breakdown of units, code of conduct, VAK learning style questionnaire and other self assessment exercises.
Whole lesson with activities covering medicalisation in terms of the 'Third Sex', 'Homosexuality' and 'Dying'.<br />
Covers points such as cross-cultural perspectives and social control. <br />
Originally produced for Access to Higher Education but could be adapted to meet some Sociology specifications for other courses.