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Beyond the Bystander Effect
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presented by Alison Kennerdell and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2022), 9 mins
The bystander effect has long been used to explain the general lack of public help towards people who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm. This film looks at more recent research that takes us beyond the bystander effect and explains the lack of help for James Bulger, a two-year-old who was abducted and murde...
presented by Alison Kennerdell and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2022), 9 mins
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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, Max Weber & Modernity
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 9 mins
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, Theories About Family & Marriage
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
Today we'll explore how sociology defines family and the different terms used to describe specific types of family. We'll look at marriage in different societies, as well as marital residential patterns and patterns of descent. And, of course, we'll go over the three sociological schools of thought on the societal...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
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Hacking Your Mind, Season 1, The Wings of Angels
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directed by Carl Byker; presented by Jacob Ward, 1974-; produced by Carl Byker, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in Hacking Your Mind, Season 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 56 mins
The same scientists who revealed why our minds are so easy to hack have also made perhaps the most important discovery of the 21st century: how each us can make our own lives and those of our family, friends, and entire society work better.
directed by Carl Byker; presented by Jacob Ward, 1974-; produced by Carl Byker, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in Hacking Your Mind, Season 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 56 mins
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Hacking Your Mind, Season 1, Episode 1, Living on Auto-Pilot
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directed by Carl Byker; presented by Jacob Ward, 1974-; produced by Carl Byker, in Hacking Your Mind, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 56 mins
With Jacob Ward of 'The TODAY Show' as your guide, you’ll discover that all of us go through most of our lives on autopilot. Travel with him as he journeys around the world and inside your mind on a quest to find the autopilot's owner's manual. SHARE
directed by Carl Byker; presented by Jacob Ward, 1974-; produced by Carl Byker, in Hacking Your Mind, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 56 mins
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Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 2, Winner Takes All
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directed by Adrian Pennink; presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Adrian Pennink, in Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks. By looking at lessons from Cold War history, George Orwell's 1984 and other source...
directed by Adrian Pennink; presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Adrian Pennink, in Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 3, Networld War
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directed by Adrian Pennink; presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Adrian Pennink, in Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks. With lessons from the fight against terrorism in Iraq to the rise of an internet-p...
directed by Adrian Pennink; presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Adrian Pennink, in Niall Ferguson’s Networld, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Sociological Methods, Program 1, Questionnaires and Interviews
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presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Sociological Methods, Program 1 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
How do school students negotiate the pressures to perform well academically alongside the pressure to be popular and cool? Carolyn Jackson combined questionnaires and interviews to research this question and this film uses her study, Lads and Ladettes, to illustrate why these methods are chosen, their respective s...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Sociological Methods, Program 1 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
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Sociological Methods, Program 2, Participant Observation
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presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Sociological Methods, Program 2 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
Some research questions can only really be studied by sociologists getting out of their offices and interacting directly with the people they want to study. Starting with the famous Chicago School of sociology, this film looks at some classic studies to illustrate why participation observation is used in sociology...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Sociological Methods, Program 2 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
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