Year 12 Society and Culture full course summary notes

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This module's central focus is on the numerous characteristics of culture, namely how ideas, values, language, rituals, customs define, separate groups around the world and so fourth. It investigates the function of cultural relativism, embracing multiple viewpoints and criticising ethnocentrism.

Furthermore, the subject dives into sociological theories that shed light on the mechanisms underlying social phenomena, including functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interactionism, and feminist theory. It delves into essential themes like socialisation, social stratification, deviance, and social change, shedding light on the intricacies of human behaviour across different social situations.

Added March 2024