Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance, GCSE Sociology

Crime and Deviance: Police forces much whiter than the communities they serve, analysis finds

Analysis shows that in some of the biggest forces the percentage of non-white officers is a third of the proportion of non-white people in their area

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/22/police-forces-ethnic-makeup-population-figures

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Posted in AS Sociology: Family

AS Family

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 19th: 20 mark essay

Using material from Item A and elsewhere, assess sociological explanation of the nature and extent of family diversity today (20 marks)

25 minutes to answer under test conditions

Posted in A2 Sociology: Religion

Nawal El Saadawi: ‘Do you feel you are liberated? I feel I am not’

As her books are reissued here, the formidable Nawal El Saadawi, medical doctor, author, campaigner against female genital mutilation and for 45 years the voice of Egyptian feminism, is coming to the UK. At 83, she is as combative as ever…We will be looking at some of Nawal El Saadawi’s feminist ideas later on for the Beliefs in Society A2 module.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/11/nawal-el-saadawi-interview-do-you-feel-you-are-liberated-not