Understanding gender inequality OCR 2016 AS exam

There's not a lot of resources for the new OCR Sociology spec so I thought I'd put this out there. Literally took me about 9 hours to make lmao

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2A: Gender and life chances
Definition of life chances
Statistics relating to gender and life chances

2B: Patterns and trends in gender inequality and difference
3 statistics on gender inequalities in work and employment (female)
3 statistics on gender inequalities in income and wealth (female)
3 statistics on gender inequalities…

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Evaluation of marxism
Key words

Male stream A word created to be used in place of `mainstream' ­ suggests that in a male dominated
society most things are interpreted from a male perspective, which then become the norm.

Patriarchy A social system where men are in control and hold power…

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Gender and life chances

Life chances: the opportunities for advancement that an individual or social group possesses. It includes chances for
educational attainment, health, material reward and social mobility. Education is a key means of improving life
chances, and it increases social mobility.

Patterns and trends in gender inequality and…

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39% of Bangladeshi women and 35% of Bangladeshi men work part time, which is double the
rates from two years ago

Working class men have experienced a change in their circumstances over recent years, and in many cases a decline
in their life chances.

Educational underachievement can be explained by…

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Topic 2C: How can patterns and trends in gender inequality and difference be explained?

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1970s 1990s
only 37% of the workforce there is a widening of
was female aspirations, though science and
work was seen almost technology are still male
entirely in instrumental dominated
terms of increasing the work was seen as a way of
household income personal development and
girls ambitions were…

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love job
marriage career
husband supporting themselves
children less positive attitude
to marriage
1970s 1990s
67% of 67% wanted to stay in
girls education until 18
wanted to boys considered it
leave unmasculine to work
school at hard at school
16 or
saw it as

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How do women serve the needs of capitalism?


Evaluation of marxist feminism:




Literal life save... BEYONCE makes me wanna revise. Thankss good luck for the exam :)



hey have you made one for social class inequality I found this very helpful

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