Endorsed by OCR, this popular textbook has been extensively revised to cover the full OCR AS specification. Now in full-colour, the book provides a fresh, interactive approach that is both visually appealing and accessible to all students. Written by a team of experienced authors the book is supported with a Resource Pack for teachers. The book is divided into the following units: / The Individual and Society / Family / Media / Religion / Youth and Culture / Sociological Research Skills / Preparing for the OCR AS exam Each unit is divided into a number of topics, organised in a consistent and easy-to-follow format. Each topic contains text to develop knowledge, but also equal amounts of activities and suggestions for research to develop the skills required for success at AS-level.