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301 T
Edition
First American edition.
Descript.
352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
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volume nc rdacarrier.
Series
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Introduction -- Foundations of Sociology -- Social Inequalities -- Modern Living -- Living In A Global World -- Culture And Identity -- Work And Consumerism -- The Role Of Institutions -- Families And Intimacies -- Directory -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary
Profiles the world's most renowned sociologists and more than 100 of their biggest ideas, including issues of equality, diversity, identity, and human rights; the effects of globalization; the role of institutions; and the rise of urban living in modern society.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781465436504
1465436502
Descript.
1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col.
Note
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 06, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
Introduction: What is Sociology? Core Concepts (2:35) -- What is Sociology: Core Concepts- Social Change (1:25) -- What is Sociology: Core Concepts- Individual and Society (2:14) -- Credits: What is Sociology: Core Concepts (0:34) -- Social Construction: Introduction (2:42) -- Social Construction: Gender (2:33) -- Social Construction: Looking at Different Cultures (1:03) -- Credits: Social Construction (0:29) -- Identity: Introduction (1:57) -- Identity: Social Identity (1:19) -- Identity: Personal Identity (2:24) -- Credits: Identity (0:31) -- Sociology and Commonsense: Sociological Questions (2:52) -- Sociology and Commonsense: Objectivity (1:49) -- Sociology and Commonsense: Sociological Imagination (1:37) -- Credits: Sociology and Commonsense (0:20)
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Summary
This program is geared to students just starting out in Sociology and sets out to make the subject more accessible by illustrating what's meant by a sociological problem, culture, socialization and identity. It looks at how societies not only shape how we behave but also how we see the world and takes apart the age old accusation that sociology is just 'common sense.'
Audience
7 & up.
System Det
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Title from distributor's description.
Subject
Genre
Subject
Alt Author
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Films Media Group.
Short Cuts TV Ltd
Call #
301 G
Descript.
xviii, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series
Note
Includes index.
Summary
Sociology is the study of human and societal interaction. Whether you're currently enrolled in a course or want to learn how to apply sociological concepts to your personal or professional life, this text will help you understand how to scientifically analyze social organization and cultural structure.
Contents
The basic basics. Sociology : getting your head around it ; What is sociology, and why should I care? ; Making it up as they went along : the history of sociology ; Research methods : because you can't put society in a test tube -- Seeing society like a sociologist. Socialization : what is "culture," and where can I get some? ; Microsociology : if life is a game, what are the rules? ; Caught in the web : the power of networks -- Equality and inequality in our diverse world. Social stratification : we're all equal, but some of us are more equal than others ; Gender and ethnicity : I know my race, but where's the finish line? ; Getting religion : faith in the modern world ; Crime and deviance : I fought the law-- and I won! -- All together now : the ins and outs of social organization. Corporate culture : the study of organizations (and disorganizations) ; The rules of the game : social movements and political sociology ; Urban sociology and demographics : (ain't no) love in the heart of the city -- Sociology and your life. Get born, get a job, get a kid, get out of here : the family and the life course ; Future passed : understanding social change -- The part of tens. Ten sociology books that don't feel like homework ; Ten ways to use sociological insight in everyday life ; Ten myths about society busted by sociology.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780470572368 (pbk.)
0470572361 (pbk.)
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