Sociology: AS Level and A Level

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Sociology AS Level and A Level matches the Cambridge syllabus (9699) for AS Level and A Level Sociology. The book presents the main theoretical perspectives and encourages the development of a searching and critical approach to sociology. Written in a lively and accessible style, this textbook is also an introduction to the subject for undergraduates and for people on vocational courses in nursing, social work, education and management training.

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Overview

Sociology AS Level and A Level matches the Cambridge syllabus (9699) for AS Level and A Level Sociology. The book presents the main theoretical perspectives and encourages the development of a searching and critical approach to sociology. Written in a lively and accessible style, this textbook is also an introduction to the subject for undergraduates and for people on vocational courses in nursing, social work, education and management training.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521532143
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Series: Cambridge International Examinations Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Age range: 16 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.62 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The sociological perspective; 1. The study of sociology; 2. The individual and society; 3. Socialisation, culture and identity; Unit 2: Sociological methods; 1. Methods of research; 2. Theory and methods; Unit 3: Social differentiation and stratification; 1. Social class; 2. Gender; 3. Ethnicity; Unit 4: Families and households; 1. The family in social context; 2. Changes in the family and marriage; Unit 5: Education; 1. Education in social context; 2. Structures and processes within schools; Unit 6: Religion; 1. Religion and social change; 2. Religious movements; Unit 7: Crime and deviance; 1. The social construction of crime and deviance; 2. Measurement and patterns of crime; 3. Theories of crime and deviance; Unit 8: Work and leisure; 1. Occupational structure; 2. Management and the organisation of work; 3. The experience of work; 4. Non-work and leisure; Unit 9: Mass media; 1. Ownership and control of the mass media; 2. Media content; 3. Audience effects

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