Social policy (essay)


I used these notes last year and they helped get 118/120 

look at my other sociology notes

I also did a videos using some of the notes:


RC = ruling class

WWC = white collar crime

CJS = criminal justice system

EMs = ethnic minorities

TNC's = transnational corporation

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Social policy

Sociology and social policy are often intertwined, social policy are legislations passed by the
government which impact society. Examples of social policy include the equal pay act which had a big
impact on society and may be considered a big social change for from a feminist prospective.

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Marxism agrees with post modernism in that sociology should not influence social policy this
is because sociology is greatly influenced my ruling class ideology and is interpreted by ruling class
interpreters for example in Durkheim claims how crime is inevitable and beneficial to all members of
society although Marxists claim…


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