DAS-Teaching Notes

Russell Haggar

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Social Inequalities, Social Differentiation and Stratification



 For the new AQA AS and Advanced Level Sociology Specifications with planning, teaching and assessment resources – Click Here

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 Social Inequality issues are also relevant to several of the topics covered in the second year of the Advanced level course.


Please note that although my documents on  Stratification and Differentiation and Social Inequalities certainly do take account of different theoretical approaches and I do provide some information on the measurement of patterns of inequality  I do not  currently provide any information specifically on individual Research Methods related to Social Inequality issues but students can consult their textbooks and other Sociology websites for this information.



Part One: Teaching Notes


Social Class, Wealth and Income: an Introduction  - Click Here

Introducing Marxism - Click Here

Marxist Theory and Capitalist Class Structures - Click Here

Marxism and Contemporary Capitalist Societies - Click Here

Marxism and Revolution - Click Here

Introducing Marxism and Social Class Theory (PPT)  Click Here to Download   November 21

Gramsci and Neo-Marxism: An Introduction - Click Here

Max Weber and Social Stratification: A Summary Powerpoint- Click Here

Max Weber and Social Stratification Section One and Section Two

The Functionalist Theory of Social Stratification - Click Here

 Assignment: The Functionalist Theory of Social Stratification - Click Here

Is the UK becoming a Classless Society? in 6 Parts follow links to next part at bottom of each page, for Part One - Click Here

The Boundary between the Working Class and the Middle Class - Click Here

Working Class and Middle Class Images of Society - Click  Here   

Varieties of Feminism - Click Here

Conservative Governments and Economic Inequality 1979-1997  - Click Here

Labour Governments and Economic Inequality 1997-2008/09 - Click Here

Trends in the Distribution of Income : An Appendix - Click Here

Coalition Government and Income Inequality  - Click Here    September 2014

Information on Current Dimensions of Economic and Social Inequality - Click here

Recent data on Income Inequalty (House of Commons Library PDF) - Click Here

Long Term and Short Term Trends in Income Inequality and Poverty 1961/62- 2021/22  Click here  December 2023

Compare and Contrast Marxist, Elite and Democratic Pluralist Theories of Power - Click here  June 2022