This stimulating textbook provides an excellent understanding of Sociology and equips them with the skills they need to succeed in GSCE exams. It’s packed with full-colour illustrations and up-to-date figures offering excellent coverage of the new Sociology and Social Science specifications.
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'Sociology for GCSE' serves the requirements of all the major GCSE and Social Science syllabuses, in addition to the key requirements of the Scottish curriculum. Ideal for classroom use, 'Sociology for GCSE' also meets the needs of tutors and students engaged in genuinely independent and distance learning. It provides a thorough grounding of the subject and equips students with the skills they need to succeed at GCSE.
Fresh, lively and above all accessible,'Sociology for GCSE' is packed with full-colour illustrations, up to date examples and digestible tables, carefully selected for their relevance to the majority of 14 – 19 year old students.
• Clearly structured chapters'
cover all major topics. Each chapter opens with a list of areas to be explored and objectives to be reached, and closes with a comprehensive summary.
• 'Activities for classroom discussion or written applications'
designed to develop students’ evaluative and analytical skills, and provide stimulating extension activities linked to higher papers.
• 'Research ideas'
direct students to follow up on their learning outside the classroom and provide guidance on coursework requirements.
• '‘Check your understanding’'
examination-style questions, plus a section devoted to study skills, enable students to monitor their performance and revise effectively.
• 'Written by GCSE Sociology examiners'
Pauline Wilson and Allan Kidd are both members of the Association for the Teaching of Social Science, and have years of experience teaching Sociology.
Pauline Wilson has taught Sociology in 11–19 schools and FE for over 10 years, and currently lectures in Sociology at Oldham Sixth Form College.
Allan Kidd is Head of Sociology at Oldham Sixth Form College.About the Author:
Pauline Wilson is co-author of the textbook Sociology for GCSE. She has taught Sociology in schools and FE colleges for over 10 years. She is an active member of the Association for the Teaching of Social Sciences.
Co-author Nik Jorgensen has taught Sociology at all levels from GCSE to degree level. He is lead author of Sociology: An Interactive Approach and Investigating Families and Households, both also published by Collins. He lives in Preston, Lancashire.
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