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SociologyExchange.co.uk Shared Resource

  1. 1. What is sociology?In your pairs discuss what you think sociology might be?
  2. 2. What is sociology?Sociology has been a controversial subjectin schools and has only relatively recentlyjust been taught. It can be a very personal subject and can change the way you look at things in society.In addition it will destroy your perception of things that you took for granted.
  3. 3. What is sociology?It is not:• Social work / social skills Physiology = The study of the individual Sociology = The study of social groups Sociology could be described as a science of society
  4. 4. What is sociology?Sociology is so popular becausecrosses over with a lot of different oversubjects:• History• English• Science• Humanities
  5. 5. How is the course set out?In the AS level you have two modules: 1. The Family 2. EducationYou will be assessed in two exams in May 2013. This is the only assessment.
  6. 6. How could we group people together in society?
  7. 7. The London Riots:Why did they happen?
  8. 8. The London Riots: Which groups in society are to blame? Whilst we remind ourselves of thescenes and hear some interviews frompeople involved you need to decide inyour groups, who was to blame for the rioting in London.

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