AS Sociology Short Answer Questions

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AS sociology revision


 
  
Created Mar 15, 2010
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1
Explain what is meant by the 'expressive role'.
 
This was put forward by Parsons who believes that women should deal with the emotional work...
2
Suggest two ways in which 'family life may have have a harmful effect on women'.
 
1. Feminists would argue that women lack the freedom to do what they want e.g. having a career...
3
Suggest three reasons for the decrease in the death rate since 1900.
 
1. Welfare measures- As these have raised living standards and reduced malnutrition amongst...
4
Explain what is meant by primary socialisation.
 
This is taken place at home when your parents and peers will enforce the norms and values...
5
Suggest three reasons for the increase in the divorce rate since 1969.
 
1. Changes in the law - reduced the costs involved in divorce and widened the grounds for divorce....
6
Suggest two reasons for the decrease in birth rate since 1900.
 
1.Economic factors - Raising children can be expensive, as an increasing number of children...
7
Suggest three reasons for the increase in family diversity in the UK.
 
1. It has become more widely accepted, unlike in the pre-modern era where they had to play...
8
Suggest three functions a nuclear family might perform.
 
1. The family will share the same household. 2. They work together and pool their resources....

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