Sociology

The Sociology section of the site features a range of films (in both DVD and On-Demand formats) to enhance teaching and learning.
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Religion: What It Is and What It Does

Introducing and examining  two different ways to 
define religion: the functional and the substantive.


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New Religions: alternative spiritualities

Short film identifying the characteristics of a range 
of New Religious Movements.


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Introducing Sociology

DVD: What is Sociology? / Identity / 
Social Constructionism and Commonsense.


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Family and Social Change

DVD: Diversity / Modernity / Childhood / 
Children and New Technology.


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What is Sociology

A broad Introduction to Sociology, based around the 
distinction between social and sociological problems.


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Identity

Examining the relationship between the individual 
and society through the concept of identity.


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Social Constructionism

Social constructionism illustrated and applied through 
examples of contemporary constructions of gender.


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Sociology and Commonsense

The key differences between sociological 
and commonsense thinking.


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Family and Social Change

How family lives, structures and relationships 
are changing in contemporary societies.


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Family Diversity

How and why the structure, organisation and culture 
of family life is changing in late / postmodernity.


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The End of Childhood?

Exploring the nature of - and sociological 
changes in - childhood.


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Childhood and New Technology

Exploring the relationship between childhood 
and new technology.


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