Posted in AS Sociology: Family

AS Mock Revision

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Your questions will only be based on the following:

  1. Learn key terms such as: family, household, kinship, nuclear family, cereal packet family, beanpole family, extended family, reconstituted family, familial ideology, cohabitation, lone parent family, welfare benefits, state, family diversity, multiculturalism, liberalism, polygamy, polyandry, polygyny, monogamy, serial monogamy, achieved status, ascribed status, expressive role, instrumental role, value consensus, social solidarity, cultural capital, material deprivation, deviance, primary socialisation, secondary socialisation, restricted code, elaborated code, gender role, patriarchy…
  2. Definitions of the family: l2_defining_family
  3. Family diversity: (Don’t worry about this too much, we are going to study this after the exams, but you do need a couple of examples)
  4. Change in families throughout history: l4_family_change
  5. Marriage: l6_marriage_and_cohabitation
  6. Divorce: l7_divorce
  7. The New Right: l10_the-new-right_v2
  8. Functionalism: l5_functionalism
  9. Lone parent families: l11_singleparent
Posted in GCSE Sociology, Uncategorized


Try to learn as many of these definitions as you can:

PAPER 1 (Studying Society; Education; Family): unit1glossary

PAPER 2 (Crime and Deviance; Mass Media; Power and Politics): unit2glossary

Here are some revision resources:

Short answer question practice:

Short answer questions

PAPER 1 ‘Filling the gaps information’: mock exam filling the gaps

PAPER 1 (and Crime and Deviance) MOCK EXAM FEEDBACK FROM LDV: Y11 Sociology Mock Exam General Feedback 2015

THEORIES: Play against your friends!