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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...
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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.
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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.
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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...
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Crash Course Sociology, Major Sociological Paradigms
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This week we introduce sociology's three major theoretical paradigms, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each paradigm.
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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...
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Crash Course Sociology, Politics
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While politics is generally seen as the domain of a civics class (and Craig did a great job of teaching US Government & Politics elsewhere on this channel!) it's something that sociology is interested in too. Today we're looking at the sociological approach to politics, different types of authority and political s...
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Crash Course Sociology, Theories About Family & Marriage
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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...
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Crash Course Sociology, Theories of Gender
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Why is gender even a thing? To answer that, we're going back to our three sociological paradigms and how each school of thought approaches gender theory. We'll look at the structural functionalist view that gender is a way of organizing society into complementary roles, the symbolic interactionist take on how gend...
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Crash Course Sociology, Theory & Deviance
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Last week we introduced deviance as a concept, but today we're going return to our major paradigms in sociology and how each approaches deviance. We'll explore how structural functionalism sees deviance fulfilling a function in society, how deviance is constructed according to symbolic interactionism, and finally,...
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