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Penney, Jane A.

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Works: 33 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 648 library holdings
Classifications: H61, 301
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Most widely held works by Jane A Penney
Sociological perspectives ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes and distinguishes the three major sociological perspectives and explains how these perspectives contribute to a critical understanding of society. It also considers tools and methods for the exploration of social issues
Sociological inquiry ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which sociologists study group behavior and addresses how these processes differ from everyday observations and conclusions. It discusses the importance of empirical research, demonstrates the process of quanititative research, and looks at the mixed method approach to sociological inquiry
Culture ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interprets the dimensions and significance of culture to society, relating attitude to cultural understanding; and sharing within and between cultures. It defines three major dimensions of culture: ideas, norms and material culture
Social institutions religion, family and economics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discussing the functions of social institutions in meeting society's needs and goals, this video examines religion, the family, and economic systems."--Insight Media website
Social class by Ken Lam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Defines social class and considers the significance of social class distinctions. It introduces basic concepts, explains sociological perspectives, and examines such foundational perspectives on social class as functionalism and the ideas of Marx and Weber. The program also explores the effects of social class in the U.S."--Insight Media website
Formal organizations and bureaucracy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which sociologists study group behavior and addresses how these processes differ from everyday observations and conclusions
Social action ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interprets the relationship of social action and social movements to conflicting interests, change, and power
Gender ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, sociologists discuss how social expectations influence the behaviors associated with gender. It explains the difference between sex and gender, defining gender as a cultural phenomenon, and examines gender inequality and gender stratification
Social stratification ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program defines social stratification, explaining how it refers to a system by which categories of people are ranked in the hierarchy. It also discusses the resources that determine life chances
Socialization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defining socialization and looking at the nature versus nurture debate, this program explains the significance of the socialization process to social development. It examines how the social environment and agencies of socialization contribute to the social construction of self
Exploring society ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considering the importance of medicine and health care in modern society, this program looks at the changing medical needs of humans throughout history and discusses how society has addressed these needs. It considers the unequal distribution of quality care and addresses current issues of cost and access to care
Population and urbanization by Ken Harrison ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains why sociologists study urbanization and population
Communications media and technology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring commentary from sociologists Raymond Eve, Gordon Fellman, and Mary Virnoche, this video uses real life examples to explain the positive and negative impact of communications media on society
Telecourse guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology by Jane A Penney ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploring society ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses the sociology behind gender identity. It discusses how cultural expectations are what defines gender identity and how males and females are expected to behave
Exploring society introduction to sociology ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how society's expectations influence the definitions and behaviors associated with gender
Exploring society social action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory, college-level sociology course
Student course guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology by Jane A Penney ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social interactions, relationships, and structure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sociologists discuss the dynamics of human interactions in society and consider the networks of invisible rules and institutional arrangements that guide social behavior. They identify the four principles of social interactions, show how these principles shape group structure, explain how group leaders are chosen, and discuss the elements of group formation."--Insight-Media website
Social change ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses and gives examples of the social dynamics of sociol change. Gives a sociological analysis of social change and looks at how technology, war, consumption and modernization affect social change
 
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