Y13A Sociology homework 1

Objective: To update your contemporary knowledge and encourage to be able to use a sociological framework when analysing events.

Choose an event that has taken place in any society and analyse using the following questions:

  1. Who are the ‘social actors’ involved?
  2. How are different media sources reporting this event?
  3. What similarities and differences are there?
  4. Why might these similarities/differences exist?
  5. What sociological concepts might be applied to this event?
  6. How might different sociological perspectives explain the event and its reporting?

Due Lesson 3 for presentation and discussion


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