HOMEWORK

KS5 Year 1 Sociology Homework

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Homework 1: 10 mark Secularisation question (Due on 09.09.19)

Use your notes and resources to give evidence, examples and named writer in your answer.

Choose one of the following 10 mark questions on Secularisation in the UK;

1. Using two examples, examine the view that religion has less influence on the lives of individuals in modern society.
2. Outline and evaluate two ways in which society could be argued to be becoming more secular.
3. Evaluate two pieces of evidence that seem to suggest we now live in a secular society.


Homework 2: 10 mark Secularisation question (due on 16.09.19)

Use your notes and resources to give evidence, examples and named writer in your answer.

Choose one of the following 10 mark questions on Secularisation in the UK;

1. Explain two ways in which society could be argued to be witnessing 'resacralisation'.
2. Outline and evaluate two ways in which religion still maintains influence on the lives of people today.
3. Outline two ways in which science could be argued to have replaced religion.


Homework 3: 20 mark secularisation question (Due 23.09.19)

Using your notes, you will need to develop a clear argument and then give counter evidence to evaluate those arguments.


1. To what extent does sociological; evidence suggest that we now live in a secular society?

2. Religion no longer influences the lives of individuals in modern society; discuss.

3. Examine the view that religion still remains central in modern society.



Homework 4: 10 mark question - Role and Function of Religion (Due 30.09.19)

Using your notes, you will need to develop a clear argument and then give counter evidence to evaluate those arguments.

1. Examine two ways in which religion could be said to support the rich and powerful?
2. Outline and evaluate two ways in which religion could be said to be a patriarchal force in society.
3. Examine two ways in which religion could be said to support all members of society.

Homework 5: Choose a 20 mark question on Questionnaires in Sociology (Due 14.10.19)

Using your notes, you will need to develop a clear argument and then give counter evidence to evaluate those arguments. 
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Homework 6: Choose a 20 mark question the Role and Function of Religion (Due 16.09.19)

Use your notes, textbooks and handouts from recent lessons to form and evaluate a clear argument in response to your chosen question from the following;


1. Examine the view that religion acts to prevent social change.

2. To what extent does Sociological evidence support the view that religion is a radical force in society?

3. Discuss the view that religion acts as an oppressive and conservative force in modern society.

4. Religion has contributed significantly to the oppression of women; discuss.

5. Religion is the opium of the people; discuss.

6. Religion acts to maintain the status quo in society; to what extent does sociological research agree?