Social Science

AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide New Edition: Unit 3 Beliefs in Society

Author: Joan Garrod,Tony Lawson

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1444162802

Category: Social Science

Page: 72

View: 813

Written by senior examiners, Joan Garrod and Tony Lawson, this AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 3: Beliefs in Society.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade

AS Sociology

Author: Rob Webb,Jayne de Courcy

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007194896

Category:

Page: 96

View: 1458

This exam practice book for AS contains detailed advice and tips on how to improve marks and overall grade. The author is Principal Examiner for the most important AS level Sociology Examining Board. This book gives students much-needed guidance on how to tackle the new-style AS Sociology questions.
A-level examinations

Complete A-Z Sociology Handbook

Author: Tony Lawson,Joan Garrod

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340872703

Category: A-level examinations

Page: 332

View: 9734

FROM DAY ONE . . . TO THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR EXAMS "At long last a [handbook] with meanings that were accessible and useful. I think a good book on the shelf is invaluable to students in social sciences, ploughing through so much new jargon." J Wills, Brunel Technical College (about the 1st edition) The A-Z Handbook explains all the key terms in Advanced Level Sociology. Each entry begins with a clear definition and is followed by an explanation and/or worked examples. The more important the term, the more detailed the entry. The A-Z format makes it exceptionally easy to use. The Complete A-Z Sociology Handbook has been written to familiarise you with the language and terminology of Sociology. It is useful from the first day of studying advanced Sociology right through to the night before your exams. The Handbook is invaluable for students of all AS and A2 Level courses and is also a useful resource for students of undergraduate and vocational courses. For new students - Sociology terms and concepts are explained clearly During the course - the fuller explanation of more important or challenging concepts helps in tackling homework or coursework assignments For exam revision - detailed revision lists are provided to help focus your efforts, plus exam advice from leading examiners Additional features include: ·revision lists specific to each major examining board ·hints for exam success ·list of examiners' terms

AQA a Level Sociology Families and Households

Author: Martin Holborn,Judith Copeland

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008221669

Category:

Page: 128

View: 9758

Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS Sociology First teaching: September 2015 First exam: June 2016 Collins Student Support Materials provide an essential course companion and revision aid. Written by experienced teachers and senior examiners, each book covers the 2015 AQA specification and prepares students for examination success. This title contains all the key information for AQA AS topic 3.2.2.2 Beliefs in Society and AQA A-level topic 4.2.2 Families and Households. Examiners' tips throughout suggest how students can improve their exam performance. Detailed exam guidance, practice questions and sample answers are provided for the following: * AS Paper 2, Section B * A-level Paper 2, Section A.

AQA A-level Sociology - Student

Author: Dave Aiken,Steve Chapman,Martin Holborn,Stephen Moore

Publisher: Collins Educational

ISBN: 9780007597499

Category:

Page: 480

View: 6221

This 4th edition of Collins' respected AQA A-level Sociology series is updated for the 215 AQA Sociology specifications. Covering AS and Year 1 of A-level, it will help students master the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their study and engage with contemporary society. This Student Book has been entered into the AQA approval process. This textbook has been revised by our team of expert authors, who are practicing sociologists, teachers, and HE experts. It includes full coverage of Education with Methods in Context; Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Health; and Work, Poverty and Welfare. Tried and tested content works alongside new features to ensure that students: * Understand essential theories and perspectives with up-to-date explanations and key concepts defined on the page * Engage with the latest research with in-depth explorations of new and classic research studies and accompanying questions * Develop proficiency in critical analysis with up-to-date case studies and questions focused on analysis and evaluation * Acquire strong research skills with practical tasks that actively involve students in the research process * Reflect and evaluate with prompt questions integrated into the explanation * Assess progress and apply learning with extensive practice questions for every topic, including both short answer and extended writing
Social Science

The Sociology of War and Violence

Author: Siniša Malešević

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139488597

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 7314

War is a highly complex and dynamic form of social conflict. This book demonstrates the importance of using sociological tools to understand the changing character of war and organised violence. The author offers an original analysis of the historical and contemporary impact that coercion and warfare have on the transformation of social life, and vice versa. Although war and violence were decisive components in the formation of modernity most analyses tend to shy away from the sociological study of the gory origins of contemporary social life. In contrast, this book brings the study of organised violence to the fore by providing a wide-ranging sociological analysis that links classical and contemporary theories with specific historical and geographical contexts. Topics covered include violence before modernity, warfare in the modern age, nationalism and war, war propaganda, battlefield solidarity, war and social stratification, gender and organised violence, and the new wars debate.
Social Science

AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology

Author: Rosie Owens,Ian Woodfield

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1510402829

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 889

Progressively develop students subject knowledge, conceptual understanding and critical thinking skills with a wealth of targeted activities, guidance and assessment preparation tailored to the 2017 AQA GCSE Sociology specification. - Aid understanding of the main points and core concepts with key content summaries and accessible diagrams - Improve research skills with topical examples and methods in context sections for every topic - Extend learning and enhance responses with extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading - Prepare students for assessment with skills-building activities and practice questions developed for the new specification
Sociology

A Level Sociology

Author: Stephen Moore

Publisher: Letts & Londsale

ISBN: 9781857582345

Category: Sociology

Page: 346

View: 9372

This sociology studies text which is one of a series providing back-up to A and AS-Level courses. Features include study checklists based on the syllabus of each examining body, guidance on studying, revising, coursework and exam preparation. There is also a test run section at the end of the text, with a quiz, progress analysis and complete mock exam with suggested answers.
Advanced supplementary examinations

A2-Level Sociology AQA Revision Guide

Author: Richard Parsons

Publisher: Coordination Group Publication

ISBN: 9781847622785

Category: Advanced supplementary examinations

Page: 150

View: 9011

A2-Level Sociology AQA Complete Revision & Practice
Art

Thinking About Art

A Thematic Guide to Art History

Author: Penny Huntsman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118905202

Category: Art

Page: 304

View: 9067

Thinking about Art explores some of the greatest works of art and architecture in the world through the prism of themes, instead of chronology, to offer intriguing juxtapositions of art and history. The book ranges across time and topics, from the Parthenon to the present day and from patronage to ethnicity, to reveal art history in new and varied lights. With over 200 colour illustrations and a wealth of formal and contextual analysis, Thinking about Art is a companion guide for art lovers, students and the general reader, and is also the first A-level Art History textbook, written by a skilled and experienced teacher of art history, Penny Huntsman. The book is accompanied by a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/thinkingaboutart.
Political Science

Women and Politics in Iran

Veiling, Unveiling, and Reveiling

Author: Hamideh Sedghi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139463721

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

View: 735

Why were urban women veiled in the early 1900s, unveiled from 1936 to 1979, and reveiled after the 1979 revolution? This question forms the basis of Hamideh Sedghi's original and unprecedented contribution to politics and Middle Eastern studies. Using primary and secondary sources, Sedghi offers new knowledge on women's agency in relation to state power. In this rigorous analysis she places contention over women at the centre of the political struggle between secular and religious forces and demonstrates that control over women's identities, sexuality, and labor has been central to the consolidation of state power. Sedghi links politics and culture with economics to present an integrated analysis of the private and public lives of different classes of women and their modes of resistance to state power.
Social Science

The Sacred Canopy

Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

Author: Peter L. Berger

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453215379

Category: Social Science

Page: 229

View: 1955

Influential scholar Peter L. Berger explores the sociological underpinnings of religion and the rise of a modern secular society Acclaimed scholar and sociologist Peter L. Berger carefully lays out an understanding of religion as a historical, societal mechanism in this classic work of social theory. Berger examines the roots of religious belief and its gradual dissolution in modern times, applying a general theoretical perspective to specific examples from religions throughout the ages. Building upon the author’s previous work, The Social Construction of Reality, with Thomas Luckmann, this book makes Berger’s case that human societies build a “sacred canopy” to protect, stabilize, and give meaning to their worldview.
Education

AQA A Level Sociology Student Book 1 (AQA A Level Sociology)

Author: Steve Chapman,Martin Holborn,Stephen Moore,Dave Aiken

Publisher: Collins Learning

ISBN: 0008158967

Category: Education

Page: 460

View: 4247

This 4th edition of Collins’ respected AQA A-level Sociology series is updated for the 2015 AQA Sociology specifications. Covering AS and Year 1 of A-level, it will help students master the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their study and engage with contemporary society. This Student Book is approved by AQA.

AQA A-Level Sociology Themes and Perspectives

Year 1 and AS

Author: MIKE. HOLBORN HARALAMBOS (MARTIN.),Michael Haralambos,Martin Holborn

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008242770

Category:

Page: 386

View: 3152

The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192) First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA's 2015 specifications, with chapters on Education, Research methods, Methods in context and Families and households. -The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels. -Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary' and Key Terms' boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding. -Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then' features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society. -Build the skills required for exam success with AS and A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first AS and A-level exams. -Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues' features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society. -Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.

AQA A-Level Sociology Themes and Perspectives

Year 2

Author: Mike Haralambos,Michael Haralambos

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008242787

Category:

Page: 386

View: 8741

The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192) First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA's 2015 specifications, with chapters on Crime and deviance, Theory and methods and Beliefs in society. -The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels. -Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary' and Key Terms' boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding. -Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then' features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society. -Build the skills required for exam success with A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first A-level exams. -Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues' features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society. -Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.
Reference

Dictionary of Sociology

Author: Tony Lawson,Joan Garrod

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136598456

Category: Reference

Page: 278

View: 5710

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Social Science

SPSS for Social Scientists

Author: Ciaran Acton,Robert Miller,John Maltby,Ms Deirdre Fullerton

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137266287

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

View: 5880

SPSS for Social Scientists 2e provides the novice researcher with a step-by-step guide to SPSS – easily the most widely used data analysis package in the social sciences. Written in a clear and non-technical style, the book gives practical guidance that gradually builds up the reader's knowledge, understanding and confidence. Beginning with an overview of quantitative research and introducing the basics of the SPSS package, the book is then split into 'modules' that explain major procedures in SPSS up to Version 17 and beyond. Each module is packed with step-by-step worked examples that provide supportive and structured advice on inputting data, creating graphical presentations and analysing results. With specific guidance on how to manage the exploration, manipulation and transformation of data, the workbook also takes the reader through key statistical techniques, from t-test and cross-tabulation analysis through multiple response analysis and data reduction to multivariate techniques such as loglinear analysis and logistic regression. This new edition is accompanied by a collection of rich and versatile datasets drawn from the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), which offers a huge variety of international social science data from over 30 countries. Download datasets by clicking on the link 'Datasets for all nations' under 'Downloads' below and you're ready to go. Whether you're a student or a researcher looking to upgrade your skills, this accessible text brings statistical analysis with SPSS to life in a practical and meaningful way.
Study Aids

Cambridge IGCSE Physics Study and Revision Guide 2nd edition

Author: Mike Folland,Peter Stimpson

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471859703

Category: Study Aids

Page: 120

View: 9610

- Check your knowledge of all the essential syllabus content and concepts - Specifies the skills and knowledge that students need to acquire during the course - Highlights common misconceptions and errors - Tests knowledge with practice questions and answers at the back of the book - Get it right with common misconceptions and errors highlighted This title has not been through the Cambridge International Examinations endorsement process.
Fairy tales

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Author: Angela Carter

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1784871435

Category: Fairy tales

Page: 240

View: 1495

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HELEN SIMPSON From familiar fairy tales and legends âe" Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves âe" Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.
Social Science

Stratification and Differentiation

Author: Mark Kirby

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780333671917

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 350

This accessible text explores the staggering rise in inequality in recent years. It includes recent empirical material on all the key dimensions of inequality, including class, gender, ethnicity, age and disability, and considers both classical and new theoretical approaches to the study of these dimensions of social stratification and difference. The exercises and overall active learning approach offer students ample scope to exercise and develop their sociological skills.