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Mathis, Lynn

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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 90 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 )

5 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 59 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
Socialization( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 47 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 institutions : religion, family and economics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 44 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
Culture( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 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
Gender( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 34 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
Formal organizations and bureaucracy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 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 action( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the interdependencies among and within communities, societies, and nations. Explains how social stratification refers to a system by which categories of people are ranked in the hierarchy. Discusses the resources that determine life chances
Social class by Ken Lam( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Class plays a large factor in your opportunities in life and there are large differences between classes in all societies. This program explains social class in the U.S. and discusses how wealth, power, and prestige are related"--VEA web site
Exploring society( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses social institutions and education, using stories and situations to dramatize human conflicts and interviews with sociologists and other experts
Population and urbanization by Ken Harrison( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why sociologists study urbanization and population
Social groups( 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
Social interactions, relationships, and structure( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 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
Why sociology?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores sociology by increasing awareness of social forces, communities, and human relationships
Culture by Sampling, and the Law Music and Theft: Technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 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
Race and ethnicity( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 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
Exploring society( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 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
 
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English (70)