Macmillan Education
Social Studies for CSEC Examinations
Lucy Carman
Test Preparation
Social Studies for CSEC Examinations
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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.

Title Page
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
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