|About the Book|
This book covers the AS and First Year A-Level topics that are studied by the vast majority of students who take AQA sociology – Family and Households, Education and Sociological Methods (including methods in context). So, if you are studying theMoreThis book covers the AS and First Year A-Level topics that are studied by the vast majority of students who take AQA sociology – Family and Households, Education and Sociological Methods (including methods in context). So, if you are studying the other AS options, you should think twice before purchasing it!It provides a concise, yet comprehensive, coverage of the AQA specification. In addition it contains exercises and exam-type questions which will help you to reinforce your knowledge and understanding of the subject, as well as practising the key skills you will need to do well in the examination.The book is bang up to date and includes contemporary research as well as classic studies, and at the end of the book there is a section designed to help you maximise your marks in the final exam.Tony and Sue Flowers are specialist A-Level Sociology teachers with over 50 years experience (and love!) of A-level Sociology teaching and a track record of outstanding A-Level results. Tony has been Head of Sociology in Secondary. Comprehensive and Grammar Schools as well as in an F.E. College. He has been a Senior Examiner for AQA for a number of years and was co-author of the AQA endorsed A2 Sociology Textbook produced by Nelson Thornes, for the previous specification. Sue was Head of Sociology at the Chaucer School, Canterbury. She has won numerous awards from the prestigious Good Schools Guide organisation for the best results in all schools in England for A-Level Sociology. The materials Sue and Tony have developed, and used, form the basis for this book.