BSA Distinguished Service Award winner for 2014, Professor John Scott talks to the BSA about this year’s Conference and the future of sociology at the BSA Annual Conference 2014.



For Parents

If you are a parent or guardian of someone who is studying Sociology, or if you are simply interested in finding out more about the subject, then there is plenty of information on this website that will be of value to you.

If you are new to the subject, you might want to start with our brief introduction What is Sociology? Or you might be interested to find out what kinds of jobs and careers your child could go into after studying Sociology. If they are already studying Sociology, this website can provide ideas for their projects or essays, or examples and material to use in coursework. Sociology in Action will give you some examples of contemporary sociological research. Under Teaching Resources or in the Magazine, you will find up to date material students could use in an assignment or classroom presentations.

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