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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, 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, Education In Society
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
Today we'll explore the history of education as a social institution, with a specific focus on how the US organizes its educational system. We'll look at education through the lenses of some sociological paradigms: structural functionalist approaches (including some of the manifest and latent functions associated...
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 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, Harriet Martineau Gender Conflict Theory
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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 8 mins
Today we're exploring another branch of conflict theory: gender conflict theory, with a look at sociology's forgotten founder, Harriet Martineau. We'll also discuss the three waves of feminism, as well as intersectionality.
in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 8 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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in Crash Course Sociology (Crash Course Sociology, 2021), 10 mins
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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