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Question: Evaluate the claim that analogy can successfully be used to express the human understanding of God.

Answer: A common belief amongst many philosophers is that we cannot describe what...


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  • Subject: Philosophy
  • Course: Philosophy
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 559
  • Date submitted: April 29, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7330

Question: ‘The Liberal Government during the period 1868-82 were the most effective British administration in dealing with Irish problems’. How far do you agree with this view in relation to the period 1798-1882?

Answer: The statement ‘the Liberal Government during the period 1868-82 were the most...


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  • Subject: History
  • Course: History
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1063
  • Date submitted: April 12, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7293

Question: From the Korean War there was no chance of US and Soviet relations being amicable for the next 20 years, this was when the Cold war turned hot. (Do you agree?) Graded A

Answer: INTRO: The Cold War was a period of great tension and hostility...


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  • Subject: History
  • Course: History
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 637
  • Date submitted: April 12, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7292

Question: How far was the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 responsible for the outbreak of the 1905 Revolution?

Answer: The Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 was certainly responsible for the outbreak of...


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  • Subject: History
  • Course: History
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1131
  • Date submitted: April 12, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7289

Question: Using material from item A and elsewhere, assess different Marxist views of the relationship between crime and social class. (21 marks)

Answer: Traditional Marxists see capitalist society as a system divided into two classes,...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Sociology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1224
  • Date submitted: April 06, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7276

Question: Explanations for the Success and Failures of Dieting (24)

Answer: Dieting is the voluntary restriction of food intake. A consequence of body...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Psychology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1191
  • Date submitted: April 06, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7275

Question: Discuss the Biological explanations for Anorexia Nervosa. (24 marks)

Answer: There has been more recent work on anorexia that has shown the...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Psychology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1248
  • Date submitted: April 06, 2016
  • Date written: January, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7274

Question: Education - Sociology 1.3

1) Identify one ethnic group that does better than average GCSE and one group that does less well than average at this level.

2) Identify the ethnic group least likely to be entitled to free school meals and the ethnic group most likely to be entitled to them.

3) Briefly define ‘ethnicity’.

4) Explain what is meant by ‘institutional racism’.

5) Outline the attitudes of Chinese parents towards the education of their childrenbased upon the research of Archer and Francis.

6) Explain the link between family life and low achievement among male Black African pupils suggested by Tony Sewell.

7) Identify and briefly explain four factors internal to the education system that might shape patterns of educational achievement within different minority ethnic groups.

8) Explain three ways in which African Caribbean pupils may be disadvantaged by the operation of the educational system in Britain.

9) Explain two reasons why the relationship between ethnicity and educational achievement is far from straightforward and needs to take account of other social differences.

10) “Factors internal to education largely determine the education system to success of ethnic groups.” Evaluate this claim.

Answer: 6) Tony Sewell (1997) argues that they are related to the relatively...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Sociology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1931
  • Date submitted: March 23, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7240

Question: Education - Sociology 1.2

1) Briefly explain what is meant by material deprivation.

2) Suggest two ways in which material deprivation might hold back educational progress for children even before they start school.

3) Identify and briefly explain three ways in which some sociologists see the working class as culturally deprived?

4) Which two types of speech code are distinguished by Basil Bernstein? Briefly explain each speech code.

5) Suggest three possible criticisms of cultural deprivation theory.

6) Explain how Bourdieu’s idea of cultural capital differs from the idea of cultural deprivation.

7) Explain three ways in which interaction within schools may lead to differences in educational achievement.

8) Identify and explain two policies designed to reduce inequality in educational achievement.

9) Analyse the differences and similarities between cultural and material explanations of differential achievement.

10) Evaluate the claim that factors inside education largely determine achievement by identifying two arguments in favour and two arguments against.

Answer: 2) Material deprivation might hold back education progress for children in various...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Sociology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2651
  • Date submitted: March 23, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7239

Question: The Role of Education in Society
1) Which act made state education compulsory up to the age of 14?

2) Give three of the main reasons why education was first made compulsory in Britain.

3) According to functionalists, what are these three main functions of schools?

4) What does Althusser consider to be the main purpose of education, and how is it achieved?

5) Why, according to Bowles and Gintis, do white, middle-class pupils do better?

6) How does Willis’s work appear to support the views of Bowles and Gintis?

7) Give three reasons why what goes on in schools would appear to contradict the view of Bowles and Gintis that there is a correspondence between school and work.

8) Suggest two similarities and two differences between neoliberal and functionalist perspectives on education.

9) Analyse how functionalists and Marxists differ in their views on the relationship between education and the economy.

Answer: 2) One main reason why education was first made compulsory in Britain...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Sociology
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1642
  • Date submitted: March 23, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7238

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