AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Value Freedom

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Value Freedom

Objectives: To identify (AO1) and analyse (AO2+AO3) the nature and the extent (AO3) of value freedom in sociological research Key terms/Concepts: Subjectivity Objectivity Value-freedom Positivist/Interpretivist Key Questions: Can we be value-free in Sociological research?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Sociology As a Science

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Sociology As a Science

Objectives: To explore the nature of science and the extent to which sociology can be regarded as scientific Key terms: Empirical evidence | Objectivity | Value freedom | Social facts | Social Integration | Moral Integration | Realism | Paradigm | Key Questions: How can you evaluate the view that sociology is/isn’t a science?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Social Policy

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Social Policy

Objectives: To identify (AO1) and analyse (AO2+AO3) the influence(AO3) sociologists have on social policy Key terms/Concepts: Social policy Social problem Sociological problem Key Questions: How have social policies moulded and shaped our society?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Postmodernism Evaluation

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Postmodernism Evaluation

Objectives: To explore the concepts of modernity and post-modernity in relation to sociological theory Key terms: Industrialisation | Social class | Enlightenment | Nation states | Meta-narratives | Globalisation | Consumption Key Questions: How does modernity look in our society?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Marxism

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Marxism

Objectives: To understand Marxism as a structural/macro theory Key terms: Means of production Relations of production Communism Surplus value Bourgeoisie Proletariat Labour power Key Questions: How does Marxism add to our understanding of society?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Feminism

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Feminism

Objectives: To understand Feminism and their contribution to society Key terms: Malestream Radical Feminism Liberal Feminism Marxist Feminism Key Questions: How does Feminism add to our understanding of society?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Modernity and Postmodernism

AQA A2 Sociology- Theory and Methods: Modernity and Postmodernism

Objectives: To explore the concepts of modernity and post-modernity in relation to sociological theory Key terms: Industrialisation | Social class | Enlightenment | Nation states | Meta-narratives | Globalisation | Consumption Key Questions: How does modernity look in our society?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Crime and Deviance: Functionalism

AQA A2 Sociology- Crime and Deviance: Functionalism

Objectives: To outline the Functionalist theories on crime To evaluate functionalist theories on crime Key terms/Concepts: Durkheim- Functionality Merton- Strain Cohen-Status Cloward and Ohlin- Opportunity structures Miller- Focal concerns Key Questions: How can you evaluate the Functionalist view of crime?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: The Hypodermic Syringe Model

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: The Hypodermic Syringe Model

Objectives: To understand the way in which audiences react to violence in the media Understand the application of evidence and studies of audiences and violence in the media and in real life. Evaluate theories on the relationship between audiences and violence in the media and in real life. Key terms: Homogeneous audience Disinhibition effect Deviancy amplification Scapegoat Key Questions: How influential is violence in the media?
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AQA AS Sociology: Research Methods- Introduction

AQA AS Sociology: Research Methods- Introduction

Objectives: To gain an understanding of the importance of research methodology in Sociology. Key terms: Research Explanations Objective Methodology Key Questions: How do we look into and explore problems in society
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AQA AS Sociology: Families & Households (Bonus: Bunting Display, Christmas Quiz and Study Skills!)

AQA AS Sociology: Families & Households (Bonus: Bunting Display, Christmas Quiz and Study Skills!)

Everything you need to start the AQA AS Sociology course! The entire 'Families & Households' topic with full lessons and resources such as reading material and exemplar essays. Bonus PowerPoints: - Key Concepts in Sociology (Ideal intro lesson/s) - Sociology Christmas Quiz - Ready-to-print key word bunting display - 'The Science of Revision' study skills and revision tips.
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AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: Demography

AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: Demography

Objectives: To become familiar with the trends in birth rate, death rate, life expectancy, family size, age at which women have their first child and migration. To become familiar with the reasons for the changes in the trends in birth rate, death rate, life expectancy, family size, age at which women have their first child and migration. Key terms/concepts: Demography | Fertility rate | General fertility rate| Total fertility rate Key Question: What are the trends and patterns with families in the UK?
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AQA AS Sociology- Families and Households: Marriage and Cohabitation

AQA AS Sociology- Families and Households: Marriage and Cohabitation

Objectives: To will be able to outline changes in the partnerships we live in (marriage, cohabitation, civil partnerships) To be able to explain why these changes have occurred To be able to outline the impact of these changes Key terms/concepts: Marriage Cohabitation Secularisation Empty shell marriage Key Question: How have marriage and cohabitation patterns changed?
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AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Divorce

AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Divorce

Objectives: To outline three types of marital breakdown. To outline the trends in divorce over the last 30 – 40 years. To explain the reasons for the increase in divorce. To outline the social groups more likely to get divorced. Key terms/concepts: Divorce Separation Empty-shell marriage Key Question: How have the patterns of divorce changed?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: New Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: New Media

Objectives: To understand the impact of new media on its audiences and society. Key terms / studies /concepts: Cultural convergence Participatory culture Collective intelligence Digital divide Digital underclass Social capital Key Question: What is the impact of new media on society?
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Sociology Christmas Quiz

Sociology Christmas Quiz

5 rounds of Sociological, Christmas and movie knowledge fun! Add your name on the front slide, and you might want to change the first slide photos to one of yourself or your HoD to make things more fun! Answer sheet included! Enjoy!
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AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households- Gender Roles (Functionalist & New Right)

AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households- Gender Roles (Functionalist & New Right)

Objectives: Explore the traditional gender roles in the home. To use the Functionalist theory to explain these gendered patterns of domestic labour. To analyse the characteristics of the symmetrical family and explain at least three reasons for its emergence in the 1960s. Key terms/concepts: Gender roles Domestic division of labour Key Question: How have gender roles changed in our society?
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