A-Level Sociology: the Role of the Family in Modern Societies

Post length: 910 words, just over 4 minutes.

This short essay (around 850 words) was written in November 2001 as part of my AS-Level sociology course at Halifax New College (part of Calderdale College). It discusses how the family is seen in functionalist writings. It’s released here under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.

To what extent do Functionalist writings accurately reflect the role of the family in modern societies?

Functionalist writings go into much depth in regard to the state and roles of the family in modern, post industrial revolution, society. How accurately the interpretation and observations that are made by the Functionalist view represent the state of the family is, however, a contentious point. [read more]

Posted on Wednesday 29th August, 2012 at 2:30 pm in School Work.
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Old school work

Post length: 224 words, almost 1 minute.

With the recent upgrade of my computer I had reason to copy a lot of data from an old hard disk to my new computer. While doing this I came across some of my old school work, both from GCSE and A-level. [read more]

Posted on Wednesday 17th June, 2009 at 11:28 pm in School Work.
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