Ultimate Sociological Perspectives Summary Grids

This document summarizes the following perspectives:

·        Functionalism

·        Marxism

·        Feminisms

·        Social Action Theory

·        Post Modernism

·        Late Modernism

Covering the following aspects of each perspective:

1.   Main Ideas/ General view of society

2.   Research methods implications

3.   How they understand family life

4.   How they understand education

5.   How they understand crime and deviance

6.   Key studies and Examples to use to illustrate

7.   Overall evaluations

8.   Key concepts

9.   Key studies.

Each perspective is summarised in a handy, grid format across the above 9 areas.