Social Studies for CSEC Examinations

Social Studies for CSEC Examinations

By Lucy Carman
US$ 28.55
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Book Description

Social Studies for CSEC® Examinations is a brand new course
book for students studying towards their CSEC® examinations. The
text provides complete coverage of the CXC syllabus, with a firm
focus on contemporary social issues in the Caribbean region.
Key features:
• Case studies, activities and fact checks encourage debate and
critical thinking.
• School-based assessment (SBA) tips throughout the course help
students to develop research skills.
• Suggested SBA topics throughout the book offer examples for
potential coursework themes.
• Review questions feature at the end of each unit, and an exam
practice section at the end of the book offers model answers.
• A section for each of the three final exam options topics gives
students the opportunity to choose which subjects to study in detail.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Section A: Individual, family and society
    • Unit 1: The family
    • Unit 2: Family roles and responsibilities
    • Unit 3: Social issues and laws affecting the family
    • Individual, family and society assessment questions
    • Unit 4: Social groups
    • Unit 5: Characteristics of institutions
    • Social groups and institutions assessment questions
    • Unit 6: Government
    • Unit 7: Types of government system
    • Unit 8: Functions of government
    • Government assessment questions
  • Section B: Sustainable development and use of resources
    • (i) Development and use of resources
    • Unit 1: Population and migration
    • Unit 2: Human resources
    • Unit 3: Natural resources
    • Development and use of resources assessment questions
    • (ii) Regional integration
    • Unit 4: Major challenges facing the Caribbean region
    • Unit 5: Benefits of regional integration
    • Unit 6: Major stages and objectives of the integration movement
    • Unit 7: Functions of regional secretariats and conferences
    • Unit 8: Factors that promote and hinder regional integration
    • Unit 9: How individuals, businesses and governments contribute to integration
    • Unit 10: The role of regional agencies in the integration process
    • Regional integration assessment questions
  • Section C: Options*
    • C1: Communications
    • Unit 1: Communication
    • Unit 2: The influence of media and technology on the Caribbean
    • Unit 3: Ownership and control of the media
    • C1: Communication assessment questions
    • C2: Consumer Affairs
    • Unit 1: How, why and what we consume
    • Unit 2: Protection of consumers
    • Unit 3: Thrift and saving
    • Unit 4: Effects of financial conditions on consumers
    • Unit 5: How consumers contribute to sustainable development
    • C2: Consumer affairs assessment questions
    • C3: Tourism
    • Unit 1: Types of tourism and how they have developed
    • Unit 2: Tourism and the economy
    • Unit 3: The impact of tourism on the Caribbean
    • Unit 4: Outside influences on tourism
    • Unit 5: Challenges to tourism
    • Unit 6: How regional integration and technology impact tourism
    • C3: Tourism assessment questions
  • School-based assessment (SBA)
  • Exam practice questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
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