Airey, L. (2021) ‘Grandparents, childcare and family life’, Sociology Review, 30 (3), pp.8-12.
Older people in Britain are often described as ‘selfish baby boomers’ because of today’s socioeconomic problems. But do grandparents deserve this label? Look out for the exam-style question in the article.
Huq, R. (2021) ‘Women during Covid-19: public worlds and private lives’, Sociology Review, 30 (4), pp.13-15.An MP and former sociology lecturer draws on her experiences and perspectives to consider the impact of the pandemic, especially on working women. This article links to your unit on Families and Households and also supports the study of work, poverty and welfare, health and social inequalities.
Garrod, J. (2020) ‘Concept checklist: confluent love’, Sociology Review, 30 (2), p.34.
What does it mean? Why is it important? What issues and debates surround the topic? How can I check I have understood this concept?
Salisbury, J. (2020) ‘The age of family diversity?’, Sociology Review, 30 (2), pp.2-6.
Traditional family arrangements and sexual relationships have changed over time. But by how much, and is this about choice or other factors? This article includes an AQA exam-style question.
Williams, J. (2020) ‘Understanding data: families and marriage’, Sociology Review, 30 (1), pp.16-17.
Changes in data trends signal significant social changes – but not always for the same reason, or in the same direction. Explore some data from the Office for National Statistics.
McLaughlin, S. (2019) ‘Housing market and family trends: generation rent’, Sociology Review, 29 (1), pp.2-6.
This article explores how trends in the housing market have influenced the nature of families and households in the UK today. It considers research using two different methods of data collection.
Holborn, M. (2016) ‘Question and answer: the AQA families and households question’, Sociology Review, 25 (3), pp.26-28.
Look in detail at one student’s answer to see how it could be improved.