AQA A2 Sociology Unit 3 - Beliefs - Ideology 2

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1. Who criticises the idea that capitalism is bad and why?

  • Abercrombie et al - Dominant Ideology theory - Gives working class emplyment
  • Abercrombie et al - Gives the working class a change to earn money
  • D'alton et al - Helps the working class to achieve
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2. Which ideologies see scientific as serving the interests of dominant groups?

  • Marxists and Femenists
  • Marxists and Functionalists
  • Post Modernists and Femenists
  • Neo Marxists and Functionalists

3. Who looked at how science was used to justify the exclusion of women in education?

  • Pauline Marks - Lead to a race of unfeminine females and dismissing their true roles
  • Marx - Creates an elite in female society
  • Dickson et al - Allows women to ignore their true roles in society

4. What two ideas do ruling class ideologies have?

  • Victim blaming and Equality is against human nature
  • Victimisation of the poor and The poor are Dumb theory
  • Equality won't work is a communist society and there has to be dominance in order for society to work

5. What is Hegemony and Who came up with the term?

  • Gramsci - Intelligensia overthrowing the ruling class as they recognise their expolitation
  • Gramsci - Working class overthrowing ruling class due to revolutionary potential
  • Gramsci - Using relative autonomy to overthrow the ruling class


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