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: 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 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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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 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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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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AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: The Dark Side of the Family (Domestic Abuse)

AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: The Dark Side of the Family (Domestic Abuse)

Objectives: To become familiar with the extent of domestic abuse in Britain. To become familiar with a Sociological study into domestic abuse. To examine how far we can trust the statistics on domestic abuse. To outline the Radical Feminist explanations of domestic abuse. Key terms/concepts: Dark side of the family Key Question: How does the feminist view contribute to our understanding of the family?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations of Men in the Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations of Men in the Media

Objectives: To evaluate ideas and evidence on media representations of gender. To understand and explain changes in media representations of gender. Key terms: Stereotype | Patriarchal | Kibly | Butler & Paisley | Crechen | Lewisham | Winship | Zomen Key Questions: How are men represented in the media?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations- Ethnicity in the Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations- Ethnicity in the Media

Objectives: To understand the analysis of how minority ethnicities are represented in the media. To understand analysis of changes in media representations of minority ethnicities. Key terms: Tokenism Key Questions: How are representations of minority ethnics linked to culture and identity, crime and deviance and stratification?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations- Gender (Females) in the Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations- Gender (Females) in the Media

Objectives: To evaluate ideas and evidence on media representations of gender. To understand and explain changes in media representations of gender. Key terms: Stereotype | Patriarchal | Tuchman | Butler & Paisley | Brundsmen | Abercrombie | Anderson | Radway | Winship | Zomen Key Questions: How are women represented in the media?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations and Stereotypes

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Representations and Stereotypes

Objectives: To understand the nature of stereotypes To understand the relationship between advertising, consumerism and media representations Key terms: Stereotypes Williams Key Questions: In what ways do we stereotype people? What impact does media advertising have on these?
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AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Gender Roles- Feminism

AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Gender Roles- Feminism

Objectives: Evaluate the work of Willmott and Young through examination of the Feminist views. Investigate the extent to which women working in paid employment has had an impact on gender roles and domestic labour. Key terms/concepts: Gender roles Domestic division of labour Key Question: What is the Feminist view on gender roles and domestic labour?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Active Audience Models (Two-Step Flow, Cultural Effects etc)

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Active Audience Models (Two-Step Flow, Cultural Effects etc)

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- Families & Households: Gender Roles- Functionalism and New Right

AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: Gender Roles- Functionalism and 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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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Folk Devils and Moral Panic

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Folk Devils and Moral Panic

Objectives: To understand the relationship between crime and violence in the media and in real life Understand the application of evidence and studies of crime and violence in the media and in real life. Evaluate theories on the relationship between crime and violence in the media and in real life. Key terms: Folk Devil Moral Panic Deviancy Amplification Key Questions: How influential is violence in the media?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Violence and the Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Violence and the Media

Objectives: To understand the relationship between crime and violence in the media and in real life Understand the application of evidence and studies of crime and violence in the media and in real life. Evaluate theories on the relationship between crime and violence in the media and in real life. Key terms: Hypodermic syringe model Cultural effects model Deviancy amplification Scapegoat Key Questions: How influential is violence in the media?
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