Sociology

  • George Ritzer Discusses Consumption

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    George Ritzer Discusses Consumption

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    Professor George Ritzer discusses consumption as more important than production as a driver of the economy. He describes prosumption as the production of something concurrent with the consumption of something else. Entities like Facebook profit from prosumption. Ritzer also explains his concept of McDonaldization and refutes a few criticisms.

  • Disability: Models of Diversity

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    Disability: Models of Diversity

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    Award-winning model Angel Sinclair founded her own non-profit organization to promote progressive change in the fashion industry and to include persons with disabilities in ad campaigns. She discusses the origins of the organization and puts on a photo shoot with her models.

  • The New Racism in a Raceless Society

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    The New Racism in a Raceless Society

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    Dr. Leslie Baker-Kimmons discusses race relations in the United States today. She critiques the neoliberal idea that we are living in a post-racial society, pointing instead to the structural inequality inherent to racial hierarchy.

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