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Sociology Top 10

Created By: Gabrielle Perretta | Last Updated: Jul 12, 2022

(Contains 10 resources)

  • Sociology of Leisure
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    Sociology of Leisure

    Academic:Chris Rojek Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Professor Chris Rojek discusses trends in leisure. One of the major trends in the sociology of leisure is the rise of the 24/7 economy in which there is no time off. Leisure is affected by social, psychological, and economic pressures that make people behave in certain ways.

  • Qualitative Data Analysis
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    Qualitative Data Analysis

    Academic:Rosaline Barbour Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Professor Rose Barbour discusses qualitative data analysis and data coding. People frequently have a large amount of qualitative data and coding helps make sense of the data. Revising codes are an important step in the coding process; people can use codes in different ways or they can be broken down further.

  • Human Sexualities
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    Human Sexualities

    Academic:Mark McCormack Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Dr. Mark McCormack discusses human sexuality and the privileges of heterosexuality. Human sexuality is not just a personal characteristic; it structures how people act in society. Heterosexual privilege exists not just in a legal sense but also in social interactions between people.

  • Sex: Female
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    Sex: Female

    Director:Andrew Kolker, Louis Alvarez
    Producer:Andrew Kolker, Louis Alvarez
    Interviewee:Cynthia Close, Karen Silvester, Karen Sklaire, Amanda Ortiz, Sara Clark, Rachel Cohen, Linda Blackmon, Simone Sneed, Jasmine , Jessica Arnold, Casey Stau, Bruce Caldwell, Paula Caldwell, Juli Parker, Jeff Gonsalves, Mary Gesford, Keith Gesford

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: Center for New American Media (2004)

    Different women talk about their early ideas about sex, their first sexual experience, masturbation, orgasm, turn-offs, love, and self-image. Longer interviews focus on a young lesbian and a woman who has had bad experiences with sex and avoids it whenever possible.

  • People Like Us: Social Class in America
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    People Like Us: Social Class in America

    Director:Louis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker
    Producer:Louis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker
    Interviewee:R. Couri Hay, Bill Bear, David Patrick Columbia, Barbara Ehrenreich, Joe Quinen, Dan Rodricks, Karen Hess, Levi Sanders, Brady Baker, Tom Smith, Ned Flinn, Oak LoGalbo, David Brooks, Kenyatta Birges, Pat Callahan, Ginie Polo Sayles, Vessa Rinehart, Paul Fussell, Carlotta Miles, Michael Monte, Thomas Langhorne Phipps, Eleanor Weller, Barbara Brannen, Debbie Gibbs, Wayne Brown, Lawrence Otis Graham, Valerie Lancaster Beal, Benilde Little, Stanley Crouch, L-Bow Tidwell, Matt Heid, Tammy Crabtree, Mac , Beau Heid, Pat Gulden, John Dilulio, Bryon Smith, Kelly Conway, Tex Andrews, Marge , Marilyn Knisley, Dana Felty, Kelley Hammers, Andrew Porter, Michael Birdwell, Steven Gaines, David Williams
    Narrator:Rudy Cheeks

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: Center for New American Media (2001)

    The United States was built on equality and upward mobility, but this ideal masks a very real class structure. Following Americans of all walks of life, this documentary explores the trappings and activities of class, as well as the uneasy relations among classes.

  • Truth Be Told
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    Truth Be Told

    Interviewee:Mitchell Duneier Ph.D., William V. D'Antonio Ph.D., Nancy Ammerman Ph.D., Jack Levin Ph.D., Jonathan Turner Ph.D., Daniel Monti Jr., Ph.D., Francesca Polletta Ph.D.
    Narrator:Merrilyn Crouch
    Interviewee:Peter Berger Ph.D., Chris Chase-Dunn Ph.D., Francesca Cancian Ph.D., Tomas Almaguer Ph.D., Stephen F. Steele Ph.D., Erich Goode Ph.D., Barrie Thorne Ph.D., Ivy Kennelly Ph.D., Nicole C. Raeburn Ph.D., Claude S. Fischer Ph.D., John Heeren Ph.D., Mitchell Stevens Ph.D., Dean Hoge Ph.D., Dalton Conley Ph.D., Timothy Biblarz Ph.D., Harvey Molotch Ph.D., Sandra S. Smith Ph.D., David Halle Ph.D., Marcia Marx Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: Intelecom Learning (2005)

    Sociological research begins with a problem that the sociologist is interested in. Many field workers begin their studies because they're interested in particular interactions or ways of life. Mitchell Duneier and other sociologists discuss different research methods, objectivity, and the goals of research.

  • Gender Pay Gap
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    Gender Pay Gap

    Academic:Mary Gatta Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Dr. Mary Gatta introduces the concept of the gender pay gap and explains how sociologists calculate the gap. She presents competing explanations for the gap, critiquing the weaknesses of each. Gatta also highlights the history of wage discrimination through the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and discusses how race and gender intersect in wage inequality.

  • Cougars: New Sexual Scripts for Older Women
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    Cougars: New Sexual Scripts for Older Women

    Academic:Beth Montemurro Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Professor Beth Montemurro discusses "cougars" and changing ideas about older women's sexuality. The dominant sexual script in the United States sees older women as asexual. However, acceptance of sexual behavior among this group is growing, partly linked to the alternative script of the "cougar"--and older woman pairing with a younger man.

  • Gender as a Social Structure
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    Gender as a Social Structure

    Academic:Barbara J. Risman Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2017)

    Professor Barbara Risman explains the concept of gender as a social structure. She discusses how to examine gender from individual, interactional, institutional, and intersectional perspectives. Risman also describes particular gender scripts and schemas that men and women live with.

  • The Socio-Historical Evolution of Karen
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    The Socio-Historical Evolution of Karen

    Academic:S Rasheem PhD

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2021)

    Dr. S. Rasheem, Independent Scholar and Social Scientist Researcher, discusses the socio-historical evolution of Karen, including historical aspects, contemporary examples, pop-culture references, and the future of Karen.

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