Sociology

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AS:Families and Households 1 hour examination (40% of AS / 20% of A level)Topics include how families and the roles and relationships associated with them have changed, how laws and policies affect families and demographic changes.Education and Sociological Methods2 hour examination (60% of AS / 30% of A level)Topics include recent changes in education, different types of schools, why different groups achieve differently in British education and the range of methods sociologists use to investigate social issues.A2:Global Development1½ hour examination (20%)Topics include the gap between rich and poor countries, the range of problems and issues facing developing countries, role of aid and trade and the nature of globalization.Crime and Deviance and Theory and Methods2 hour examination (30%)Topics include sociological explanations of crime and deviance and reasons why different groups are more or less likely to be victims or offenders. For Theory and Methods we consider a range of theoretical perspectives and issues faced in sociology such as value freedom and objectivity.

Course information

Name: Sociology Qualification title: Sociology Qualification type: GCE A/AS Level or equivalent Assessment Awarding - Created 20161025 14:59:18 Updated 20161025 14:59:18

Entry requirements

None

Provider

LORD WILLIAMS'S SCHOOL
01844 210510

Address

Oxford Road Town: Thame

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