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242. Conflict and Consensus Perspectives

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This Sociology Factsheet will look at conflict and consensus perspectives and how they help us understand society. It will outline the key features of each perspective and indicate how they are similar and differen

The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the Activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of conflict and consensus perspectives.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of how different sociologists are classified as conflict or consensus theorists.
  • Demonstrate how conflict and consensus are similar and different.
  • Effectively use the terms in your exam answers within different topics.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of conflict and consensus perspectives in explaining society.

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September 2021

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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