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Penney, Jane A.

Overview
Works: 28 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 590 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Educational films  Television lectures  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author
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 87 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 )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 63 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 48 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 46 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
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 35 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
Formal organizations and bureaucracy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 34 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 class by Ken Lam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes an in-depth look at social class in the United States, illuminating the relationships among wealth, power, and prestige. It differentiates among the social classes and examines the factors that determine life chances
Social action( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interprets the relationship of social action and social movements to conflicting interests, change, and power
Socialization( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 22 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 )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 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 )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses population in urban areas. Uses the Houston area to illustrate the concept of the periphal zone model and the components of that model. Commentary is provided by Paul Geisel, Alford Young, Jr., Jerry Wood, Mary Pattillo, Terry Williams, and Bette Woody. The video is divided into segements which include: population; the urban landscape; the suburbs; urban issues; an ever increasing challenge; visual sociology: a mosiac of urban life
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 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring society social action( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory, college-level sociology course
Exploring society introduction to sociology( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how society's expectations influence the definitions and behaviors associated with gender
Exploring society( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 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
Communications media and technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 11 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
Why sociology?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why Sociology, lesson 1 of the series Exploring society, is an introductory, college-level Sociology course. Stories and situations are used to dramatize the human conflicts at the core of all sociological issues. The program features interviews with sociologists and other experts who have been chosen for their individual expertise, as well as for the diverse backgrounds, approaches and viewpoints they bring to this production
Student course guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology by Jane A Penney( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring society sociological perspectives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and distinguishes among the major sociological perspectives in sociology, interpreting events from those perspectives and shows how the three sociological perspectives contribute to a critical understanding of society
 
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Student course guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology
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