The relationship between Sociology and social policy


A level


8m 20s
In this podcast we explore the relationship between sociology and the social policy of central and local governments. Examples will be drawn from applied areas such as the family, education, poverty and crime.

1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 

2. What is social policy?

3. Explain social democratic ideology

4. What ideology came to dominate social policy from 1980s onwards?

5. Explain what Giddens meant by the ‘third way’

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