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AQA A-level Sociology Themes and Perspectives: Year 1 and AS (Paperback)
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The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives.
Exam Board: AQA
Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192)
First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017
This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA’s 2015 specifications, with chapters on Education, Research methods, Methods in context and Families and households.
•The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels.
•Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary’ and Key Terms’ boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding.
•Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then’ features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society.
•Build the skills required for exam success with AS and A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first AS and A-level exams.
•Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues’ features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society.
•Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.
About the Author
Michael Haralambos wrote the first two editions of Sociology Themes and Perspectives and contributed to later editions. Following the phenomenal success of the book he founded Causeway Press. He is an experienced author involved in writing and editing for Social Sciences. Martin Holborn has authored the previous five editions of Sociology Themes and Perspectives, Sociology Themes and Perspectives Student Handbook, and several books in the Collins Student Support Materials series. He is currently editing a major new undergraduate sociology text. He is an experienced A-level teacher and examiner and Associate Lecturer in Social Sciences at The Open University.