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Making Friends with Research Methods
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presented by Alison Kennerdell and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by legof productions (United Kingdom: ShortCutsTV, 2022), 10 mins
Understanding research methods isn’t easy for many students and a lot of them also find it boring. This film uses different techniques to make research methods more interesting, accessible and easier to understand. It looks at three key questions: Why do students have to study research methods? What are research...
presented by Alison Kennerdell and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by legof productions (United Kingdom: ShortCutsTV, 2022), 10 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Age & Aging
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
People are getting older -- not just in the individual sense, but the human population itself. Today we're going to explore those shifting patterns and their implications. We'll go over the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of aging, including some of the particular challenges that older individuals...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Emile Durkheim on Suicide & Society
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
Now that we've talked a little bit about how sociology works, it's time to start exploring some of the ideas of the discipline's founders. First up: Émile Durkheim. We'll explain the concept of social facts and how Durkheim framed sociology as a science. We'll introduce the idea of common consciousness and how Du...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Global Stratification & Poverty
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
This week we're taking our discussion of stratification global. We'll look at First and Third World countries and the reasons why these terms are no longer used. We'll introduce the four types of country categories we now use: high income, upper middle income, lower middle income, and low income countries. We'll a...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Health & Medicine
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
Our final unit of Crash Course Sociology is medical sociology. Today we'll explain what it is and get an overview of the role of society in our notions of health and disease.
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, How We Got Here
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So we know that sociology is the study of society, but what exactly *is* a society? Today we're going to find out. We'll look at Gerhard Lenski's classification of societies into five types, and the technological changes that turn one into another. We'll also return to Marx, Weber, and Durkheim to consider how the...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Major Sociological Paradigms
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
This week we introduce sociology's three major theoretical paradigms, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each paradigm.
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Max Weber & Modernity
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This week we are wrapping up our overview of sociology's core frameworks and founding theorists with a look Max Weber and his understanding of the modern world. We'll explore rationalization and the transition from traditional to modern society. We'll also discuss bureaucracy, legitimacy, and social stratification...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, What Is Sociology?
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Today we kick off Crash Course Sociology by explaining what exactly sociology is. We'll introduce the sociological perspective and discuss how sociology differentiates itself from the other social sciences. We'll also explore what sociology can do, and how a concern with social problems was at the center of sociol...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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Crash Course Sociology, Why is there Social Stratification?
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
As we get into our unit on stratification, we inevitably return to our old friends, the three sociological paradigms. How to structural functionalism, social conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism each think about stratification? How does ideology and help stratification reproduce itself? What did Marx and W...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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