Created especially for the new WJEC and Eduqas AS & A Level Year 1 specification being taught in Wales and England from September 2015 and written by experienced teachers and examiners, this student book is endorsed WJEC/Eduqas offering you high quality support you can trust. / Designed to be motivating and student-friendly, this book will support you through every step of your course and help you thoroughly prepare for your exams. / Thorough support for the assessment objectives is provided with clear explanations of the new assessment weightings. / Exam support sections introduce students to exam-style practice questions, new assessment objectives and guide students on the skills they need for assessment. / Links between theory and real life examples are highlighted with a focus on contemporary sociology and activities to stimulate and stretch students. / The theory and research methods are approached in an accessible and engaging way to give students the skills, knowledge and confidence in these aspects of the course.
Janis Griffiths is Head of Department for Social Science at Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School in Barry, South Wales and Principal Examiner for Sociology at KS4 and A Level for a major awarding body. She is an experienced author and editor and has contributed to a wide range of successful books and teaching resources for WJEC. John McIntosh taught in the post-16 sector for over 30 years and for most of that time was involved in setting and marking examinations in Sociology at both GCSE and A level. He is Chair of Examiners for a major awarding body.
Introduction; Acquiring Culture through Socialisation; Theory; Research methods; Family; Youth Cultures; Education; Exam Preparation; Answers; Glossary; Index.