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Define social norm and illustrate with examples (8marks)
A norm is a common form of behaviour which people in society must follow to be accepted or are influenced to follow them through the six agents of socialisation. They are rooted in the customs, traditions and value systems that gradually develop in s
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Define the concept of status? (8 marks)
Status can be held by an individual or by a group. It is based on social position, or standing within society, and has been associated with prestige, honour and social standing. Status relies on the evaluation of social differences, as status can onl
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Define the concept of culture? (8 marks)
Culture is used to describe the beliefs, customs and ways of life a society or a group within society. People in different societies follow different customs, multi-cultures are very popular in society where more than one custom is shared. Most soci
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Define the concept of Subculture? (8 marks)
Most sociologists would agree that culture can generally be defined as the shared beliefs, values, norms, customs, rituals, language, symbols, history and knowledge that make up the way of life of a social group or society. Therefore, a subculture as
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Define social class and illustrate with examples (8marks
Social class is where people are seen in society, a social position; upper, middle and lower class. Some sociologists argue whether it exists or not. Postmodernists believe that there is no boundary between working class and middle class. They argue
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1.Define the concept of values (8marks
Sociologists believe that humans are social animals and in order to keep control one of the things we need is values. Values are ideas concerning what is right and wrong, they underlay social norms. Everybody is society has values whether they are di
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Define the concept of popular culture (8 marks)
Since there are different definitions of culture there are also different types. One type of culture is popular culture which is associated with shallow activities. It is known to be what is left out of high culture. It is argued that popular culture
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Define the concept of roles (8marks)
A role is a pattern of behaviour; routines or responses acted out in everyday life. It is associated with behaviour and status. We all take on different roles which vary according to status, age and the society you live in. A student, a sibling, a fr
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Define femininity and illustrate with examples (8marks
The concept of femininity covers a range of learned behaviour and ways of expressing these behaviours vary according to class, age and ethnicity. It is associated with socially constructed expectation on how women should behave. Examples of behaviour
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Define masculinity and illustrate with examples (8marks)
Connell argues that there are a range of masculinities in the contemporary UK. Masculinity is made up of socially constructed expectation on how men should behave. They are seen as the breadwinner of the family, they provide whilst the female stays a
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Define the concept of primary socialisation (8 marks)
The concept of primary socialisation is best described as the first stage of a child being socialised. The process begins at birth and remains with the individual for the first four to five years of their lives, usually before they start education. I
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Outline And Explain Two Ways Age Identity Is Created An Reinforced. 16 marker
Age important part of identity, many agents of socialisation influence this. Agents of socialisation help to either show the old or the young as being good or bad. The media represents age categories in stereotypical ways. Youths are generally repre
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Outline And Explain Two Ways The Media Influences Gender Identity. 16 mrker
Many people assume an individual’s biological sex or physical characteristics of a male or female classify them as being either masculine or feminine. However, Stanley and Wise (2002) argue that biological make up does not lead to what is considered
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Explain and Briefly Evaluate That The Media Creates Gender Identity 24 marks
Many people assume an individual’s biological sex or physical characteristics of a male or female classify them as being either masculine or feminine. However, Stanley and Wise (2002) argue that biological make up does not lead to what is considered
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Explain and Briefly Evaluate The Role of The Family in Creation of Gender Stereotypes 24 marks
Many people assume an individual’s biological sex or physical characteristics of a male or female classify them as being either masculine or feminine. However, Stanley and Wise (2002) argue that biological make up does not lead to what is considered
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Explain And Briefly Evaluate The View That Gender Identity Is Learnt Through Socialisation
Many people assume an individual’s biological sex or physical characteristics of a male or female classify them as being either masculine or feminine. However, Stanley and Wise (2002) argue that biological make up does not lead to what is considered
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Explain and Briefly Evaluate How Age Can Affect an Individual’s Identity?
Age is an important part of our identity that is used for many thing sin life, for example being able to vote. Life is seen as stages where people pass through infancy, childhood, adolescence, middle age and old age. Age is a key source of identity,
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