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...

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...

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...

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