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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Advanced Level

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SOCIOLOGY Paper 3 Social Change and Differentiation Additional Materials: * 1 3 8 8 3 1 5 7 9 6 *

October/November 2011 3 hours

Answer Booklet/Paper

READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST If you have been given an Answer Booklet, follow the instructions on the front cover of the Booklet. Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in. Write in dark blue or black pen. You may use a soft pencil for any diagrams, graphs or rough working. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. Answer three questions, each from a different section. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together. The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question.

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2 Option A: Families and Households Answer either Question 1 or Question 2.

1

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term extended family. Identify and briefly describe two characteristics of modified extended families.

[3] [6]

(b) Evaluate the view that the extended family is of little importance in modern industrial societies. [16]

2

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term patriarchy in relation to the family.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two ways in which patriarchy within the family may be expressed. [6]

(b) “Patriarchal family structures are no longer to be found in modern industrial societies.” Evaluate this claim. [16]

Option B: Education Answer either Question 3 or Question 4.

3

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term cultural deprivation.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two ways in which cultural deprivation impacts on educational achievements. [6]

(b) Evaluate the view that class is the most significant factor in determining educational achievements in modern industrial societies. [16]

4

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term labelling.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two sociological examples that illustrate the process of labelling in relation to education. [6]

(b) “Ethnicity has relatively little impact on educational attainment in modern industrial societies.” Evaluate this claim. [16]

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3 Option C: Religion Answer either Question 5 or Question 6.

5

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term social control.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two ways in which religion can act as a means of social control. [6] [16]

(b) “Religion is a force for social change in modern industrial societies.” Evaluate this view.

6

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term world affirming sect. Identify and briefly describe two reasons why sects can be short lived.

[3] [6]

(b) Evaluate the view that the growth of new religious movements is evidence that religion continues to play a major role in modern industrial societies. [16]

Option D: Crime and Deviance Answer either Question 7 or Question 8.

7

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term self report study.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two advantages in using self report studies to research the level of crime in society. [6]

(b) Evaluate the view that criminal behaviour is limited to a few powerless groups in society. [16]

8

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term sub-culture.

[3]

Identify and briefly describe two differences between biological and sociological theories of deviance. [6] [16]

(b) Evaluate the interactionist view that deviance is subject to negotiation.

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4 Option E: Work and Leisure Answer either Question 9 or Question 10.

9

(a) (i) (ii)

Define the term unofficial strike. Identify and briefly describe two reasons why strikes occur.

[3] [6] [16]

(b) Evaluate the view that organisations are inevitably undemocratic.

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