Sociology AS Revision Test Yourself

Author: C. H. Thompson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1507813821
Release Date: 2015-01-25
Genre: Social Science

Witten by sociologytwynham.com this AS sociology revision guide will prove to be an indispensable aid to your exam preparation. Covering the Family, Education and Research Methods the booklet provides you with detailed revision notes, numerous questions and answers as well as a glossary and index. Whether you are revising for examinations or needing additional support you can be confident this is an ideal sociology study companion.

Sociology Revision Book 1

Author: C. H. Thompson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1507620152
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Genre: Social Science

Witten by sociologytwynham.com this AS sociology revision guide will prove to be an indispensable aid to your exam preparation. Covering the Family, Education and Research Methods it comes complete with a useful glossary and detailed index. Whether you are revising for examinations or needing additional support you can be confident this is the ideal sociology study companion.

Learning to Labour

Author: Paul Willis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351218764
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Business & Economics

This book which has now established itself as a classic study of working class boys describes how Paul Willis followed a group of 'lads' as they passed through the last two years of school and into work. The book explains that for 'the lads' it is their own culture which blocks teaching and prevents the realisation of liberal education aims. This culture exposes some of the contradictions within these formal aims and actually supplies the operational criteria by which a future in wage labour is judged. Paul Willis explores how their own culture can guide working class lads on to the shop floor. This is an uncompromising book which has provoked considerable discussion and controversy in educational circles throughout the world - it has been translated into Finnish, German, French, Swedish, Japanese and Spanish.

My Revision Notes AQA GCSE 9 1 Sociology

Author: Ian Woodfield
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781510423114
Release Date: 2018-09-03
Genre: Study Aids

Exam board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Sociology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: Summer 2019 Target success in AQA GCSE Sociology with this proven formula for effective, structured revision. Key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: - Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage - Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers - Enhance exam responses using relevant case studies for each topic - Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid

Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology Coursebook

Author: Chris Livesey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107673397
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Genre: Education

This revised set of resources for Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology syllabus (9699) is thoroughly updated for the latest syllabus. Written by a highly experienced author, the Coursebook provides comprehensive support for the syllabus. Accessible language combined with the clear, visually-engaging layout makes this an ideal resource for the course. Discussion of significant sociological research, case studies, explanation of key terms and questions within the text reinforce knowledge. Stimulating activities build interpretation and application as well as analytical and evaluation skills. Revision checklists help in consolidating understanding. The book provides complete exam support with each chapter culminating in exam-style questions and a further chapter dedicated to revision, and examination skills and practice. A Teacher's CD-ROM is also available.

Sociological Research Methods in Context

Author: Fiona Devine
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349275502
Release Date: 1999-06-11
Genre: Great Britain

Designed to complement existing introductory methods texts, this book emphasises the importance of context in understanding and interpreting both the practice and conduct of empirical research.

Mastering Sociology

Author:
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349134342
Release Date: 1994-11-11
Genre:


Cambridge IGCSE Sociology Coursebook

Author: Jonathan Blundell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107645134
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Education

This fresh set of resources for Cambridge IGCSE Sociology syllabus 0495 (and Cambridge O Level Sociology syllabus 2251) is carefully crafted to match and support the revised syllabus for first examination in 2016. Written in clear and accessible language, the Coursebook provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus in a visually-stimulating format. Key sociological research combined with case studies and thought provoking questions help in understanding concepts. Features such as Key terms and Revision checklists further reinforce learning and understanding of core subject areas. Engaging activities help in applying knowledge in various contexts and building interpretation, analytical and evaluation skills. The book provides complete exam support with each chapter culminating in exam-style questions and a further chapter dedicated to revision, and examination skills and practice. A Teachers CD-ROM is also available.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: S Alexander Haslam
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446297582
Release Date: 2014-02-13
Genre: Psychology

The second edition of Haslam and McGarty's best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors' extensive experience as frontline researchers, and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole. This second edition offers: A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPSS Extended coverage of qualitative methods ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at www.sagepub.co.uk/haslamandmcgarty2e. Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Making a Difference in Families

Author: Robyn Munford
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781741765281
Release Date: 2003-05-01
Genre: Social Science

'This 'must read' volume will challenge every researcher to re-examine their assumptions and approach to research with families. Munford and Sanders emphasise the positive contribution research can make through the development of an inclusive research process. Their model extends the principles of the action research method by emphasising the contribution of families at each stage of the research, and dissemination of results through an easily assessable 'range of research products'. The thought-provoking case studies articulate the strengths and realities of applying their model in a wide variety of settings in different countries.' - Angeline Barretta-Herman, Professor of Social Work, University of St Thomas 'This book tackles the hard issues which are becoming of vital importance for all researchers. How our research can make a difference to research participants and our communities, and also satisfy the needs of other players, are some of the difficult questions this book addresses. The book's direct approach, and its inclusion of work from around the globe, make it widely applicable.' - Professor Jan Fook, La Trobe University Doing research with families poses particular challenges in social work and welfare. The families are generally clients of social services, and can be in a vulnerable position. Also, it is important that family research contributes to improving practice in clinical and community work. Making a Difference in Families discusses key approaches to research with families, including action research, focus groups and participant observation. Contributors explore both qualitative and quantitative methods, and examine ways in which researchers can involve participants in the research process. Detailed case studies are provided of research in a variety of settings, and with different kinds of family situations.

My Revision Notes AQA A Level Sociology

Author: Laura Pountney
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781471882678
Release Date: 2017-02-27
Genre: Study Aids

Target success in sociology with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: - Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage - Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers - Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid - Get exam ready with extra quick quizzes and answers to the practice questions available online My Revision Notes AQA A-level Sociology includes all compulsory topics as well as the optional topics Families and households and Beliefs in society.

My Revision Notes OCR A Level Sociology

Author: Steve Chapman
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781471882739
Release Date: 2018-01-08
Genre: Study Aids

Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner Steve Chapman. Use a selection of examples activities to improve your understanding of sociological concepts. Apply sociological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words. - Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner - Use the expert tips to clarify key points - Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice - Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it - Get exam ready with last minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes

A Level Sociology

Author: Stephen Moore
Publisher: Letts & Londsale
ISBN: 1857582349
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Sociology

This sociology studies text which is one of a series providing back-up to A and AS-Level courses. Features include study checklists based on the syllabus of each examining body, guidance on studying, revising, coursework and exam preparation. There is also a test run section at the end of the text, with a quiz, progress analysis and complete mock exam with suggested answers.

Toxic Childhood

Author: Sue Palmer
Publisher: Orion
ISBN: 9781409158721
Release Date: 2015-02-12
Genre: Family & Relationships

One in six children in the developed world is diagnosed as having 'developmental or behavioural problems' - this book explains why and shows what can be done about it. Children throughout the developed world are suffering: instances of obesity, dyslexia, ADHD, bad behaviour and so on are all on the rise. And it's not simply that our willingness to diagnose has increased; there are very real and growing problems. Sue Palmer, a former head teacher and literacy expert, has researched a whole range of problem areas, from poor diet, lack of exercise and sleep deprivation to a range of modern difficulties that are having a major effect: television, computer games, mobile phones. This combination of factors, added to the increasingly busy and stressed life of parents, means that we are developing a toxic new generation. TOXIC CHILDHOOD illustrates the latest research from around the world and provides answers for worried parents as to how they can protect their families from the problems of the modern world and help ensure that their children emerge as healthy, intelligent and pleasant adults.

Social Research Methods

Author: Alan Bryman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199689453
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre:

This best-selling introduction to research methods provides students and researchers with unrivalled coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods, making it invaluable for anyone embarking on social research. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Social Research Methods is packed full of engaging examples and practical tips to equip students with the tools and knowledge needed for them to complete their own research projects. In addition to providing practical advice, Bryman deftly explores thenature of social research and the wider issues impinging on it. This book is supported by an Online Resource Centre, which includes:For Students* A researcher's toolkit to take students step by step through the research process* Multiple choice questions to help students test their knowledge and understanding* A guide to using Excel in data analysis to help develop analytical skillsFor Lecturers* A test bank of questions which can be customized to meet teaching needs* PowerPoint slides for each chapter* New seminar outlines including suggested activities and tasks * New exam and course work questions to set in class