Social Science

AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide New Edition: Unit 4 Crime and Deviance

Author: Tony Lawson

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1444162837

Category: Social Science

Page: 88

View: 3525

Written by a senior examiner, Tony Lawson, this AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 4: Crime and Deviance.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: 7183

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.
Social Science

Folk Devils and Moral Panics

Author: Stanley Cohen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136807047

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

View: 6968

'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen’s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that brought the term ‘moral panic’ into widespread discussion. It is an outstanding investigation of the way in which the media and often those in a position of political power define a condition, or group, as a threat to societal values and interests. Fanned by screaming media headlines, Cohen brilliantly demonstrates how this leads to such groups being marginalised and vilified in the popular imagination, inhibiting rational debate about solutions to the social problems such groups represent. Furthermore, he argues that moral panics go even further by identifying the very fault lines of power in society. Full of sharp insight and analysis, Folk Devils and Moral Panics is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand this powerful and enduring phenomenon. Professor Stanley Cohen is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. He received the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology (1985) and is on the Board of the International Council on Human Rights. He is a member of the British Academy.

AQA A-level Sociology - Student

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

Publisher: Collins Educational

ISBN: 9780007597499

Category:

Page: 480

View: 8150

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
Sociology

A Level Sociology

Author: Stephen Moore

Publisher: Letts & Londsale

ISBN: 9781857582345

Category: Sociology

Page: 346

View: 8092

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.
Social Science

AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology

Author: Rosie Owens,Ian Woodfield

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1510402829

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 1298

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
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: 2690

A2-Level Sociology AQA Complete Revision & Practice
Education

Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology Coursebook

Author: Chris Livesey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107673399

Category: Education

Page: 380

View: 2838

This revised set of resources for Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology syllabus (9699) is thoroughly updated for the latest syllabus. Written by a highly experienced author, the Coursebook provides comprehensive support for the syllabus. Accessible language combined with the clear, visually-engaging layout makes this an ideal resource for the course. Discussion of significant sociological research, case studies, explanation of key terms and questions within the text reinforce knowledge. Stimulating activities build interpretation and application as well as analytical and evaluation skills. Revision checklists help in consolidating understanding. The book provides complete exam support with each chapter culminating in exam-style questions and a further chapter dedicated to revision, and examination skills and practice. A Teacher's CD-ROM is also available.

Charles Murray and the Underclass

The Developing Debate

Author: Charles Murray

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781903386927

Category:

Page: 188

View: 9971

Charles Murray is one of America's most respected social policy analysts. His ideas about the underclass, outlined in his classic Losing Ground, have entered the mainstream of the debate about poverty. Murray's thesis, that the underclass represents not a degree of poverty but a type of poverty, characterised by deviant attitudes towards parenting, work and crime, has been explosively controversial. It has also become more difficult to resist, as the deterioration of the social fabric has become increasingly obvious. British and US situations. In his article, subsequently published by the IEA as The Emerging British Underclass, Murray described himself as a 'visitor from a plague area come to see whether the disease is spreading'. In 1993 he returned to check on its progress, and the resulting article, also for The Sunday Times, was published with commentaries by critics of Murray's thesis, thus presenting the reader with a range of views on the issue. schools and universities, has led to the present omnibus edition which contains all of the original material from both volumes, together with a new introduction by Ruth Lister of Loughborough University and an update of the statistics by Alan Buckingham of the University of Sussex. Community Care.
Social Science

The Sociology of War and Violence

Author: Siniša Malešević

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139488597

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 2180

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.
Education

Cambridge IGCSE Sociology Coursebook

Author: Jonathan Blundell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107645131

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 1075

This fresh set of resources for Cambridge IGCSE Sociology syllabus 0495 (and Cambridge O Level Sociology syllabus 2251) is carefully crafted to match and support the revised syllabus for first examination in 2016. Written in clear and accessible language, the Coursebook provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus in a visually-stimulating format. Key sociological research combined with case studies and thought provoking questions help in understanding concepts. Features such as Key terms and Revision checklists further reinforce learning and understanding of core subject areas. Engaging activities help in applying knowledge in various contexts and building interpretation, analytical and evaluation skills. The book provides complete exam support with each chapter culminating in exam-style questions and a further chapter dedicated to revision, and examination skills and practice. A Teachers CD-ROM is also available.

AQA a Level Sociology Families and Households

Author: Martin Holborn,Judith Copeland

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008221669

Category:

Page: 128

View: 7992

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 GCSE Sociology Teacher Guide

Author: Jon-Paul Craig,Allan Kidd,Pauline Wilson

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008220150

Category:

Page: 224

View: 5942

Exam board: AQA Level & subject: GCSE Sociology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: June 2019 Teach the 2017 AQA specification with confidence using our wide range of ready-made activities and additional exam practice support. * A broad range of activities all clearly mapped to lessons in the Student Book offering support and flexibility in teaching the course * Clear teacher notes as well as differentiation suggestions and additional extension tasks for each activity to equip you to teach students of all abilities * Ready-made worksheets which can be photocopied from the book or edited and printed from the CD rom * Exam practice activities for every AQA topic to prepare students for their assessment throughout the course * Progress checklists to encourage students to take responsibility for their learning * Recommended answers for all activities to save you time in marking * Fully matched to the 2017 AQA specification to allow complete course coverage * Detailed scheme of work which maps all content to the AQA specification and provides a full list of lessons and activities * Written and reviewed by an author team with significant teaching and examining experience
Education

AQA A-level Psychology

Author: Jean-Marc Lawton,Eleanor Willard

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471834921

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 3320

AQA Approved 'Clear, well laid out and student friendly and I'm confident my students will be well prepared. The real life examples and practise questions are much appreciated'. Ian Thomson, Larne Grammar School. Equip your students with the knowledge and the skills that they need for the new AQA Psychology A-level, with guidance on assessment objectives, clear, comprehensive coverage and activities that consolidate understanding, develop key skills and ensure progression. - Thoroughly engage your students with Psychology at A-level through extensive real-life contemporary research - Ensure students learn and understand content for all the key topics with the clear, accessible style from Jean-Marc Lawton and Eleanor Willard - Helps your students understand the assessment objectives and develop their examination skills with assessment guidance and checks throughout and practice questions - Ensures progression and encourages independent thinking with extension suggestions and activities

AQA A-Level Sociology Themes and Perspectives

Year 2

Author: Mike Haralambos,Michael Haralambos

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008242787

Category:

Page: 386

View: 9686

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.
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: 1183

- 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.
Social Science

Stratification and Differentiation

Author: Mark Kirby

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780333671917

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 7864

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.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Second Language Learning and Language Teaching

Fifth Edition

Author: Vivian Cook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134683227

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 334

View: 4252

Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research. It then examines how people learn particular aspects of the second language, such as grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the writing system, and at the strategies they adopt in their learning and the differences between individuals. Final chapters look at second language learning in a broader context – the goals of language teaching and how teaching methods relate to SLA research. This newly updated fifth edition builds on the comprehensive scope of earlier editions while also addressing more recent developments in the field, particularly multilingual approaches to language teaching.
Sociology

A2 Sociology for AQA

Author: Chris Livesey,Tony Lawson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340912553

Category: Sociology

Page: 568

View: 2937

A2 Sociology for AQA is the definitive textbook for students following the AQA specification.
Psychology

AQA Sociology for A Level

Author: David Bown,Laura Pountney,Tomislav Maric

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471839435

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 3027

Build student understanding with this concept-drive approach to the AQA AS and A-level Sociology specifications. It will help them develop the skills to evaluate theories and research, and the knowledge to master sociological topics. Written by a team of leading sociology authors, this Year 2 textbook is approved by AQA for the 2015 AS and A-level Sociology specification. - Feel confident that the content for their course is covered in a clear and accessible way - Develop their knowledge and understanding with up-to-date features on key topics - Strengthen their learning and revision with plenty of practice and extension questions - Build important sociological skills with practical activities