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Question: TMA 05 Evaluate the claim that social science investigations of elections and voting help to enact participation in political processes.

Answer: Voting in an election is an ‘individualistic’ form of ‘participation’ and one of the largest rituals in the modern world. However some...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: DD206 The uses of social science
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 1497
  • Date submitted: May 01, 2014
  • Date written: April, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5644

Question: EK310 TMA06 88%

Critically consider the argument for and against social work practice being based on research evidence. To what extent might this undermine social workers’ discretion to select and apply theories? Answer with reference to the Department of Health’s guidance on assessing children in need.

Answer: INTRODUCTION In writing critically for the argument for and against social work practice being based on research evidence, there is a need...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Research Methodology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 4270
  • Date submitted: January 09, 2009
  • Date written: July, 2004
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 59

Question: EK310 – TMA01 87%

Using examples taken from at least two of the research papers you have read in EK310 so far, discuss the main differences between qualitative and quantitative research.

Answer: Over the next few paragraphs I shall be exploring the main differences between qualitative and quantitative research. I will provide a full...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Research Methodology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 87%
  • Words: 1734
  • Date submitted: January 09, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 52

Question: EK310 – TMA02 86%

Why is it important that ethical issues are considered when a research study is being planned?

Answer: Over the next few paragraphs I shall be examining the question above in more details. I shall summarise five ethical issues that...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Research Methodology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 86%
  • Words: 2455
  • Date submitted: January 09, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 54

Question: TMA 03 Part 1 Compare and Contrast the following two theories: ‘The Social division of labour and the Gendered division of labour’. (Word Count – 1297)

Part 2: Interpreting Numerical Data
Part 2 A – The claimant (Word Count – 26)
Part 2 B - Claimant Count (Word Count – 47)
Part 2 C – Ways in which the claimant count does not reveal all the facts about levels of unemployment in the UK. (Word Count – 292)

Answer: This essay will define key concepts such as the division of labour, structure, agency and power in the context of ‘work and...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: DD206 The uses of social science
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 85%
  • Words: 1662
  • Date submitted: May 01, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5642

Question: EK310 TMA03 84%

Much social research still fails to incorporate an adequate race dimension, mainly because social research (in the UK) is usually conducted within predominantly Eurocentric, white conceptual frameworks’ (maniam et al., 2004). Discuss the reasons for this failure with respect to children and young people. To what extent can this failure be addressed by social research?

Answer: Over the next few paragraphs I shall be examining the statement above in more detail. I have separated the title into two...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Research Methodology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 84%
  • Words: 2672
  • Date submitted: January 09, 2009
  • Date written: March, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 56

Question: To what extent has the sovereignty of the nation-state been undermined by globalisation?

Answer: This essay examines effects of globalisation on sovereignty of nation-states based on globalisation to an extent showing how, although the nation-state’s authority...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Globalisation and Identity
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 83%
  • Words: 1716
  • Date submitted: January 25, 2009
  • Date written: September, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 329

Question: In the contemporary world, are risks spread evenly across all people.

Answer: This essay will argue that risk is not evenly spread across all people in the contemporary world, using evidence and examples in...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: DD100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 83%
  • Words: 1194
  • Date submitted: January 25, 2009
  • Date written: April, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 324

Question: How are “race” and “ethnicity” linked to place in the formation of identities? Describe some examples of how these identities might be changing over time.

Answer: In this essay, I will explore the meaning of place in relation to identity. I will give examples and discuss how "race",...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: DD100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 81%
  • Words: 973
  • Date submitted: January 25, 2009
  • Date written: December, 2005
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 322

Question: ‘Children’s cultural worlds are divided by gender’. Discuss.

Answer: I believe that in several ways children’s cultural worlds are divided by gender but in other ways they are not. The dictionary...


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  • Subject: Sociology
  • Course: Sex and Sexuality
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 80%
  • Words: 1997
  • Date submitted: January 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3038

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