WorldCat Identities

Mathis, Lynn

Overview
Works: 46 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 803 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: H61, 305.5
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Most widely held works by Lynn Mathis
Deviance and social control ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explores the theory regarding behavior which violates well-established social norms. The focus is on the association of deviant behavior to different societies
Sociological perspectives ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 89 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 )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interprets the dimensions and significance of culture to society and relates attitude to cultural understanding and sharing within and between cultures
Social institutions religion, family and economics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 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
Socialization ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 45 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
Social class ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 40 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
Formal organizations and bureaucracy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 38 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 stratification ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 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
Social action ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interprets the relationship of social action and social movements to conflicting interests, change, and power
Gender ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English 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 groups introduction to sociology ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The video examines the defining characteristics of different types of social groups, looks at leadership in relation to groups, and probes the characteristics and consquences of conformity
Population and urbanization by Ken Harrison( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains why sociologists study urbanization and population
Why sociology? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring interviews with a diverse group of sociologists, this video examines sociology and describes its development as a discipline
Exploring society ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 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
Exploring society ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores sociology by increasing students awareness of social forces, communities and human relationships. Help students understand how socioogy can provide them with a new way of looking at the world. Stories and situations are used to dramatize the human conflicts at the core of all sociological issues -- Containers
Social interactions, relationships, and structure ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The video examines the defining characteristics of different types of social groups, looks at leadership in relation to groups, and probes the characteristics and consquences of conformity
Communications media and technology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 15 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
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
Race and ethnicity ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains and gives examples of how race and ethnicity influence social patterns of human interaction. Discusses differences in sociological and biological definitions of race and defines race as a social concept depending on a society's perceptions of physical difference. Defines ethnicity as shared cultural identity. Discusses stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and racism. Examines patterns of intergroup relations, including genocide, expulsion, slavery, segregation, assimilation, and cultural pluralism. Illustrates these patterns with examples of Jews in Nazi Germany, Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo, and African-Americans and Native Americans in the United States
 
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Languages
English (61)