1. To what extent can preference theory explain patterns of womens employment in the past 10 years? Please refer to research and employment data to support your claims.

2. Which theory of gender relations, in your view, is most relevant to contemporary gender relations and inequalities? Compare two theories of gender relations which identify reasons for the persistence of inequality between men and women.

3. Outline key patterns of ethnic diversity and inequality in employment. Which theoretical perspectives are most useful in explaining these differences?
Please refer to research and employment data to support your claims.

4. How has the EU shaped gender equality in the UK in recent years and what are the potential risks for gender equality in the UK following the exit from the EU?

5. Evaluate the welfare regimes of two European countries. Consider how childcare and public policies relate to gender equality. Which country, in your view, has the most progressive policies?