The new full-colour edition of this popular textbook has been updated to match the revised AQA exam specification, providing a fresh, interactive approach that is both visually appealing and accessible to all students. Written by a team of enthusiastic and experienced authors and senior examiners. The book is divided into eight units: / An introduction to sociology / Families and households / Health / The mass media / Education / Wealth, welfare and poverty / Research methods / Preparing for the AS exam Each unit is divided into a number of topics, organised in a consistent and easy-to-follow format. Each topic contains text to develop knowledge, but also equal amounts of activities and suggestions for research to develop the subject-specific and 'key' skills needed.
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Stephen Moore is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Anglia Polytechnic University and an experienced author at both GCSE and A Level. Dave Aiken is currently Head of 14-16 programmes at the Community College, Shoreditch. Steve Chapman is Head of Sociology at Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College in Leeds. Both Dave and Steve are ex-Principal Examiners for a major awarding body for Sociology A-level and co-authors of the National Extension College's Key Skills in Sociology Resource Pack.Review:
"Very user-friendly and immediately appealing with an excellent extract and questions section." Margaret P. Bateson, Head of Sociology at King Edward VI Grammar School "It's a book I can rely on!I especially like the annotated worked examples which can be used as a teaching aid." Steve Walker, Head of Socioogy at Willenhall Comprehensive
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Book Description Collins Educational, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7195648
Book Description Collins Educational, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007195648