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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 A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Ownership and Control

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Ownership and Control

LO: To understand the relationship between ownership and control of the mass media A LOT of the theory and researchers broken up with a few tasks. - Definitions - Concepts - Marxist and Neo-Marxist ideas - Evaluation and AO3 focus Enjoy!
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Media and Globalisation

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Media and Globalisation

Objectives: To understand cultural and media imperialism theories of globalisation To know cultural flows and network and reception theories of globalisation Examine studies and evidence of competing models of globalization Key terms: Globalisation Cultural imperialism Public sphere Key Questions: What is our understanding of globalisation? How has globalisation impacted the public sphere?
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AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Influences on news content

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: Influences on news content

Objectives: To understand the various influences behind the selection of media news content Key terms: News management News diary Social construct Key Questions: What sort of influences do you think there are for the selection of media news content?
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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: 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- 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: 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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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 & Households: Family Diversity Essay Exemplar

AQA AS Sociology- Families & Households: Family Diversity Essay Exemplar

Objective: To account for reasons behind diversity in the family To understand how to plan and write a sociology essay Key terms/concepts: Family Diversity Family types Key Questions: What are the reasons behind family diversity? How do we put together a 20 mark answer? How should we structure our answers to demonstrate our knowledge?
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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- 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 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- Families and Households: Marxism

AQA AS Sociology- Families and Households: Marxism

Works well if you have already done Functionalism and Feminism Objectives: To understand Marxist views on the family (AO1) To apply and compare theoretical perspectives on the family (AO2 +AO3) Key terms/concepts: Consensus Socialisation Instrumental and Expressive Role Symmetrical family Key Questions: How can we compare the different views of the family and draw comparisons?
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