A Level Sociology

Sociology is the study of society - how people interact in groups.

A level Sociology examines social behaviour from a variety of perspectives: how it originates and then develops, and the ways people are organised into groups according to distinctions such as class, gender and race. A level Sociology also looks at the institutions and forces which shape and are shaped by groups within a society, such as the media, religion and education. Sociology focuses on contemporary society, providing an awareness of the importance of social structure and action in explaining social forces and issues