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).
Mindmap includes: Durkheim, Merton, Cohen, Miller, boundary maintenance, adaptation and change, status frustration, focal concerns, strain theory, anomie, etc
Also includes past question on Functionalism and Crime and Deviance, complete with item
Instructions: simply print off or email out for students to complete the boxes
These are powerpoint presentations with some activities within them for A level/ Access Sociology classes. They cover the main approaches to crime and deviance as well as a introduction, definitions lesson.
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.
Learning activity and assessment methods
Resources and Equipment
Calendar and Events information - You can add your school/ college events here too.
The SOW also includes a list of objectives for:
Embedding Maths and English
Embedding British Values and Prevent
The pack includes:
An introduction to what Sociology is
A presentation on norms, values roles and status (achieved and ascribed)
A presentation on culture and subculture
Questions/activities regarding norms, values and roles
Questions/activities regarding culture and subculture
Tasks and mages for creative writing/drawing etc.
Students create their own youth subculture.
Students fill in each page of the pack including their youth subculture's norms, values, origins, motives, fashion sense, music etc. A mix of writing and colouring. Excellent tool for learning about youth subcultures and why they are formed.