I wrote an article back in 2003 about listening to the radio which was posted on a long-gone radio-related email list. Since I found it recently, I’ve published it on here, but back in its proper place date-wise. I’m daft like that.
It used to be thought that the extended family was typical in pre-industrial England and that the nuclear family became predominant as a result of industrialisation. Historical and sociological research has shown this to be too simple a view – discuss (June 1986, paper one). The general view that the extended family, which had grandparents, […]
Religion is essentially a conservative force. Discuss. Religion is considered by many to be one of the major institutions in a society. Whilst there are differing paradigms in sociology which view the roles of institutions differently, Marxist and functionalist sociologists see religion as a conservative force, i.e. a non-radical force which seeks to maintain the […]