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sociology exam 12th January 2012

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    Is indrustrialisation covered in the book? Is there any point going over it?
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    (Original post by ruby_v)
    Is indrustrialisation covered in the book? Is there any point going over it?
    Industrialisation from a marxist perspective is kind of simple.

    Its best you know the following:

    1. Caused class inequalities
    - Bourgeois and Proleteriat
    2. Victorian era
    - Caused the acceptance of hiearchy and less pay. I.E. Men would make x amount of something, but rather than getting 50% of the profits for example, they would get a vastly less salary at the end of the month.
    3. Death of the extended family
    - Nuclear fams became more common. These fams were geographically mobile. I.E. could move to where the jobs are. Also, nuclear families are more diverse on social status. I.E. Status is achieved not ascribed. Sons could get higher social class than their parents.
    4. Industrialisation led to more wealth and land ownership
    - Men wanted to pass their wealth onto biological sons. This forced women in a monogamous marriage.

    Marxist Feminist POV

    1. Capitalism created domestic violence.
    - Men are angry at being exploited at work. They hate it if their wives challenge their authority at home so inflict or use the threat of domestic violence.
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    Im also sitting this exam, im ok at it all exept childhood i understand it all but don't know how i would put it into an essay or evaluate it . Fingers crossed its not on that!
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    I'm sitting this exam, our ociology teacher reckos that social policy may come up as a 24 mark because it has not been asked since June 2010 also childbirth, family size and mortality rates could be another possible. If you get a chance take a glance at examiner reports for the new spec and see what was answered well and poorly this should give you a rough idea on what will be put on again.
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    Anyone know what was in the june 11 exam?
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    (Original post by Kalv)
    Anyone know what was in the june 11 exam?
    here

    http://www.slideshare.net/sociologye...ource-10741919
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    ah dear doing this retake tomorrow...got a C last year :/ neeed to get like an A or B if i wanna get in to a decent uni!!! Eeeek. Does anyone know if we have to answer the questions in order cause i'm planning on starting with the essay questions but i dont wanna waste time leaving space i just wanna start and do my own order! No clue what tomorrows paper is gonna be on! Praying for social policy or couplessss or childhooood!xx
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    I dont think you need a particular order as long asyou clearly show what question you are doing.
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    ooh thats goood cause the two 24 mark questions are worth like half the paper the 2,4,6mark ones aren't that important lol
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    Good luck to everyone doing this tomorrow

    As long as we get 100% on short questions and remember the theories and mention 3-4 sociologists names it is not to hard to get an A/B All about mentioning everything for that particular topic so depth is not key when discussing things.

    I have a feeling a demography question will come up as a 24 marker and/or Social policy/functionalism and marxism.

    Good luck guys
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    (Original post by RMW1994)
    ah dear doing this retake tomorrow...got a C last year :/ neeed to get like an A or B if i wanna get in to a decent uni!!! Eeeek. Does anyone know if we have to answer the questions in order cause i'm planning on starting with the essay questions but i dont wanna waste time leaving space i just wanna start and do my own order! No clue what tomorrows paper is gonna be on! Praying for social policy or couplessss or childhooood!xx
    Similar position to you, need an A, got a B and I do WANT a social policy question!
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    (Original post by Silver Aurora)
    Similar position to you, need an A, got a B and I do WANT a social policy question!
    Ahhhhh same lets just keep everything crossed :P praying for social policies and how it effects the uk ... family diversity wont be tooo bad though its all that reasons for divorce,single parents crap but its gotta be social policy cause that hasnt come up beforee....i'm reading through my text book again and again.. are you doing sociology at uni?x
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    What do you talk about family diverisity quite confused, dyu write about functionalism and what the new rights think?
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    WHy do people want social policy i hate that lol theres nothing to write about, remind me what it is?

    also , how can i criticise Murock 4 functions , economic, reproductive, sexual and the other one! i need help !!!
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    can someone please give me some revision notes on social policy, childhood and family diversity? pretty please? ive revised everything but just need to have it all summarised with a few sociologists in there. xxx
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    (Original post by helpmekid)
    WHy do people want social policy i hate that lol theres nothing to write about, remind me what it is?

    also , how can i criticise Murock 4 functions , economic, reproductive, sexual and the other one! i need help !!!
    You could write that other institutions could perform those functions (single parents, schools socialise children etc.) and just generally criticise that functionalists see society as a human body.
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    (Original post by ChooChooCherry)
    can someone please give me some revision notes on social policy, childhood and family diversity? pretty please? ive revised everything but just need to have it all summarised with a few sociologists in there. xxx
    Sociologists for eachh...

    Um social policy you need to know: new right,new labour,functionalism,feminism, cross cultural policies as well such as Nazi Germany,Russian Revolution or something and China one child policy

    Childhood: Aries,Gittens,Shorter,Palmer,Pil cher,Postman, Pollock

    Family Diversity: The New Right/Functionalism,Amato,Feminism,Che ster (young and willmott/bott support him), Rapoports

    ^ just incase you or anyone else needs them..thats sociologists that i can remember from my brain atm lol x
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    (Original post by helpmekid)
    WHy do people want social policy i hate that lol theres nothing to write about, remind me what it is?

    also , how can i criticise Murock 4 functions , economic, reproductive, sexual and the other one! i need help !!!
    Primary Socialization.

    How important is spelling? I'm screwed if it is of any importance.
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    (Original post by ChooChooCherry)
    can someone please give me some revision notes on social policy, childhood and family diversity? pretty please? ive revised everything but just need to have it all summarised with a few sociologists in there. xxx
    There are my notes that I've collected from books and the internet. They are, however, not very organized and how I write notes is not for everyone. Ignore the Ham; Bull e.t.c it's my database that I use for memorizing.
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    (Original post by helpmekid)
    WHy do people want social policy i hate that lol theres nothing to write about, remind me what it is?

    also , how can i criticise Murock 4 functions , economic, reproductive, sexual and the other one! i need help !!!
    Reproductive: birth rate is at an all time low and women are not simply 'instruments of production' (Marx- Communist manifesto)
    Economic- division of labour is more equal now as wilmott and young found 72% of men help and not the clear division of labour
    educational: other institutions have took over this as Parsons himself said since industrialisaton schools perform socialization as it that can train potential workers
    Plus, murdock only looked at nuclear but this is incorrect for both femenists and when we see the higr diversity concerning families

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