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The second edition of Browne, Blundell, Law and Whalley’s widely used textbook has been extensively revised to fully satisfy the AQA’s A2 sociology specification. The book combines sociological rigour and accessibility in a way unrivalled by any other book at this level.
Drawing on insights from recent examiners’ reports and mark schemes, and restructuring the materials to follow more closely the A2 specification and the AQA’s recommended scheme of work, the new edition also includes:
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Ken Browne was a Lecturer in Sociology at North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, UK, before retiring. He is the author of several bestselling texts, including An Introduction to Sociology, 4th edition (Polity 2011: 9780745650081) and Sociology for AS AQA 4th edition (Polity 2012: 9780745655512).
Jonathan Blundell is Head of Sociology at Lord Williams’s School, Thame, UK, and a Senior Examiner for a leading exam board.
Pamela Law was a Lecturer in Sociology at Stockton and Billingham Technical College, UK, before retiring, and was until 2012 a Senior Examiner for a leading exam board.
Margaret Whalley was previously Head of Sociology at King Edward VI College and a Senior Examiner for a leading exam board. She is now a Curriculum Adviser.
''As with previous editions Browne et al have provided a comprehensive, contemporary and focussed A2 textbook which directly applies to the AQA specification. Via attention to the demands of the specification and reference to exam style questions the book is thoroughly usable and gives the reader clarity of purpose concerning the material.
A balance is achieved between classic Sociology and up to date material, giving students the opportunity to recognise the relevance and importance of sociological investigations in today's society.''
David Morton, King Edward VI College, Stourbridge and examiner for AQA
''This is an outstanding addition to the range of resources now available to sociology students. Ken Brown and his colleagues represent the very best in sociology teaching and this text, now in its long-awaited second edition, should be on the shelves of all aspiring sociology students and their teachers.''
Dr Gerry Czerniawski, University of East London, A-level examiner and National Teaching Fellow
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