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Sociology

Deadline: Fri 27th Oct

Homework task:

Which social theorist would you be? Decide if your beliefs about society fit most closely with the Feminists, Marxists, Functionalist or the New Right. Explain each groups core beliefs and whether those core beliefs fit with yours or not. Include areas both where you agree with them and disagree with them.

A successful homework task will…

Include a range of examples and key terms. Refer to the London Riots which was discussed in lesson. And be detailed and evaluative. Aim to write at least 2 pages

Deadline: Fri 11th Oct

Homework task:

Research Divorce. Find statistics about Divorce both through time and around the world. Look for trends/patterns. Then write a 1 page report on the changing trends in divorce.

A successful homework task will…

Also evaluate the quality and accuracy of the data that you have found.

Deadline: Thurs 24th Oct

Homework task:

Research the 4 different types of feminism. What makes them different to each other? What commonalities do they have? How do their views on the family’s role in society differ.

A successful homework task will…

Refer specifically to theorists from each of the 4 strands of feminism and evaluate the quality/relevance of their research

 

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