This coursebook has been written specifically to meet the needs of students following the AQA AS/A2 General Studies specification A, and provides thorough, carefully structured coverage of the subject content. AQA (A) Advanced General Studies has the following special features: - A thematic approach - A guide to essay structure - Full coverage of subject content - Data-sets, images, and texts - Exam-style questions - Draft responses and complete specimen essays This is both a course book suitable for class or individual study, and a guide to preparation for unit tests in the subject. It is essential reading for all students following this specification. Answers to all questions and practice tests are provided in an accompanying Teacher Guide, which is available for purchase by teachers.
Trevor Green is a chief examiner and has extensive experience at a senior level with a number of awarding bodies. He is author of a number of A-level and GCSE books on General Studies and Citizenship, and has wide experience as an INSET presenter.
Introduction AS Module 1 (Culture and Society) Chapter 1 Understanding and appreciation of the changing nature and importance of culture Chapter 2 Creativity and innovation Chapter 3 Aesthetic evaluation Chapter 4 Beliefs, values and moral reasoning Chapter 5 Religious belief and experience and connections between them and society Chapter 6 Examination and appreciation of ideologies and values in society Chapter 7 Media and communication Chapter 8 Political processes and goals Chapter 9 The relationship between law, society and ethics AS Module 2 (Science and Society) Chapter 10 Characteristics of the sciences Chapter 11 Explanation of human behaviour Chapter 12 Social and economic trends and constraints Chapter 13 Understanding of scientific methods, principles, criteria and their application Chapter 14 The nature of scientific objectivity and the question of progress Chapter 15 The nature of objectivity in social sciences Chapter 16 Mathematical reasoning and it application to the Unit 2 passage Chapter 17 Social, ethical and environmental implications of scientific discoveries and technological developments Chapter 18 The moral responsibility of scientists Chapter 19 The relationship between technology, science, society and ideology A2 Module 3 (Culture and Society) Chapter 20 Understanding and appreciation of the changing nature and importance of culture Chapter 21 Creativity, innovation and aesthetic evaluation Chapter 22 Beliefs, values, moral reasoning and religious experience Chapter 23 Media and communication Chapter 24 Ideologies and political processes and goals Chapter 25 The relationship between law, society and ethics A2 Module 4 (Science and Society) Chapter 26 Explanation and evaluation of human behaviour Chapter 27 Social and economic trends and constraints Chapter 28 Characteristics of sciences and understanding of scientific methods, principles, criteria and their application Chapter 29 The nature of objectivity and the question of progress in science and the social sciences Chapter 30 Mathematical reasoning (the application of data handling in the case study) Chapter 31 Social, ethical and environmental implications of scientific discoveries and technological developments and the moral responsibility of scientists Chapter 32 The relationship between technology, science, society and ideology Index
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9781844896035
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2016 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36