Blog posts so far:

World Mental Health Day

Two years ago this November I was diagnosed with severe depression; I didn’t tell many people because I was ashamed, in addition to being surrounded by views that implied depression wasn’t a real/legitimate illness. Although it took some time, today I can hold my head up high and say that I’m not ashamed of it, […]

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Evaluate the ideological transition of the Soviet Union/Russia between 1970 and the present day.

Many of you know that I have an interest in Russian Relations and therefore decided to do my Extended Project (5000 word essay and presentation) on how Russia (or if) it has changed ideologically between 1970 and the present day. Please read and let me know what you think, especially as results day is soon!! […]

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Marxist view on class inequality

Achieved 36/40 – High A grade. Outline and evaluate the Marxist view of social class inequality (40 marks). Marxists view class as the most vital factor in determining and explaining society’s wealth gap, in addition to why the Bourgeoisie dominate the Proletariat, who are the working class and are exploited by those who own the […]

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Primary Socialisation

Question:   Outline and briefly evaluate the view that individuals learn society’s norms through the process of primary socialisation. Primary Socialisation is the process of gaining norms as we grow up and learn in our infancy; norms are the specific rules that direct human behaviour, for example, having good manners at the dinner table. Primary and […]

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Relapse

In this post I am going to confront something, something which has been lingering for a month or so and haven’t fully accepted. In the UK 60% of people who experience depression will relapse, and on this occasion the effects of the depression will be much worse than the first. This is what I have […]

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Why is there an obsession with the way one looks in the South-Asian community?

This blog bost has been inspired by my upset regarding something I experience very regularly within and outside of my own family: body shaming, or perhaps looks shaming all together. I have always been a bit bigger than everyone else – even when I was younger I can remember having my cheeks pulled, being called “tubs” because […]

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