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Sociology: Soc 100

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THEORIES (Intro)

The first in a series of mini-lectures on major sociological theories for SOC 100 & SOC 220.

 

FUNCTIONALISM (Functional Logic)

This video is part of a series on Major Sociological Theories. This one focuses on Functionalism, and it's basic style of analysis.

FUNCTIONALISM (Key Concepts and Concerns)

This is part of a series on Major Sociological Theories. This one is the final video focusing on Functionalism. It looks deeper into some of the Key Concepts and Core Concerns of Functionalists.

CONFLICT THEORIES (Part 2A)

This video is part of a series covering Conflict Theories. This one focuses on the basic logic of how Conflict Theorists approach the analysis of a wide range of social issues.

CONFLICT THEORIES (Part 3)

This is our final video covering Conflict Theories. This one reviews and expands upon the core concepts and key concerns of Conflict Theorists.

Interactionism (Symbols, Meaning, Defns) Part 1

This video continues our overview of Interactionism, It focuses on symbols, shared meanings, and shared social definitions.

Interactionism (Symbols, Meaning, Defns) Part 3

This video continues our discussion of Interactionism, and how it relate to the use of Symbols, Social Meanings, and Social Definitions.

Interactionism (The Social Self) Part 2

This video continues our discussion of Interactionism, and the Social Self.

Major Sociological Perspectives (Social problems & Solutions)

This is the last in a series of videos covering 3 Major Sociological Perspectives (Functionalism, the Conflict Perspective, and Interactionism). This one focuses on how these different approaches offer different types of social solutions or remedies to a variety of social problems.

Testing Causal Theories (Part 1)

This video is part of a series on scientific methodology in sociology.This one focuses on how we test causal theories.

Testing Causal Theories (Part 3)

This video completes our discussion of testing sociological theories.

Research Design and Internal Validity (Part 1)

This video is part of a series on methodological issues in sociology. This one focuses on research design.

Sampling and External Validity (Part 1)

This video is part of a series on methodology in Sociology. This one focuses on Sampling.

Sampling and External Validity (Part 3)

This video concludes our discussion of sampling in Sociology.

Research Methods (Part 2)

This video concludes our discussion of Research Methods in sociology.

Crime Trends and Patterns (Part 1)

This video is part of a series on crime and deviance. This one focuses on various crime trends and patterns in the U.S.

Crime Trends and Patterns (Part 3)

This video is part of a series on crime and deviance. This one continues our earlier discussions of crime trends and patterns in the U.S.

Measuring Crime (Part 1)

This video is part of a short series on crime and deviance. This one looks at how sociologists measure crime. It focuses on UCR data, Victimization surveys, and Self-report surveys.

Biosocial Theories of Crime (Part 1)

This video is part of a short series focusing on crime and deviance. This one covers biosocial theories of crime from the classic arguments of Lombroso to modern research linking biological factors to crime and violence.

Inequality in America (Part 1)

This video is part of a series about inequalities of income, wealth, and consumption in the U.S.

Inequality in America (Part 3)

This video continues our discussions of inequalities of income, wealth, and consumption in the U.S.

Intergenerational Inequality in America (Part 1)

This video is part of a series about inequality between younger and older Americans.

Social Mobility in America (Part 1)

This video is part of a series about social mobility in the U.S.

Functionalist Theory of Stratification (Part 1)

This video is part of a series focusing on Davis and Moore's Functionalist theory of Stratification.

Racial & Ethnic Inequality in America (Part 1)

This video is part of a series focusing on socioeconomic inequalities between racial and ethnic groups in America.

Merton on Prejudice & Discrimination

This video looks at theoretical relationships between racial/ethnic prejudice and discrimination. It focuses on Robert Merton's Typology of Prejudice and discrimination.

FUNCTIONALISM (Background)

This video is part of a series focusing on major sociological theories. This one focuses on Functionalism. It provides some historical background, and briefly looks at some major contributors to Functionalism.

FUNCTIONALISM (The Organic Metaphor)

This video is part of a series on Major Sociological Theories. This one focuses on Functionalism, and How it views Society like a living Organism.

CONFLICT THEORIES (Part 1)

This video is part of a series on Major Sociological Perspectives or Theories. This one focuses on the Conflict Perspective. It provides some historical background, and discusses some of the key concepts and concerns of conflict theory.

CONFLICT THEORIES (Part 2B)

This video continues our discussion of the basic logic of Conflict Theories which began in the earlier (Part A) segment.

Interactionism (Intro)

This is part of a series of videos focusing on Major Sociological Perspectives. This one introduces Interactionism, and discusses some of the ideas of G.H. Mead.

Interactionism (Symbols, Meaning, Defns) Part 2

This video continues our discussion of Interactionism, and how it relates to the use of Symbols, Shared Meaning, and Social Definitions.

Interactionism (The Social Self) Part 1

This is part of a series of videos covering Interactionism. This one focuses on the Social Self.

Major Sociological Perspectives (Comparisons & Contrasts)

This is part of a series of videos on 3 Major Sociological Perspectives (Functionalism, the Conflict Perspective, & Interactionism). This one focuses on how to distinguish between these competing views on society.

Methodology (Intro)

This is the first in a series of short videos covering methodological issues in Sociology.

Testing Causal Theories (Part 2)

This video continues our early discussion of how we test sociological theories.

Measurement and Internal Validity

This video discusses some of the important implications of measurement for sociological research.

Research Design and Internal Validity (Part 2)

This video continues our discussion of research design in Sociology.

Sampling and External Validity (Part 2)

This video continues our discussion of sampling in Sociology.

Research Methods (Part 1)

This is part of a series on methodological issues in Sociology. This one focuses on comparing & contrasting some popular Research Methods.

Incarceration in the United States

This video is part of a short series relating to crime and deviance. This one provides a broad overview of incarceration in the U.S.

Crime Trends and Patterns (Part 2)

This video is part of a series on crime and deviance. This one continues our earlier discussion of crime trends and patterns in the U.S.

Crime Trends and Patterns (Part 4)

This video is part of a series on crime and deviance.This one finishes up our earlier discussions of crime trends and patterns in the U.S.

Measuring Crime (Part 2)

This video is part of a short series on crime and deviance. This one finishes our earlier discussion of how sociologists measure crime, and looks at some advantages and disadvantages of different types of crime-related data.

Biosocial Theories of Crime (Part 2)

This video is part of a series of videos on crime and deviance. This one concludes our earlier discussion of biosocial theories of crime and violence.

Inequality in America (Part 2)

This video is part of a series about inequalities of income, wealth, and consumption in the U.S.

Inequality in America (Part 4)

This video concludes our discussion of inequality of income, wealth, and consumption in America.

Intergenerational Inequality in America (Part 2)

This video concludes our early discussion of socioeconomic inequality across younger and older generations in the U.S.

Social Mobility in America (Part 2)

This video concludes our discussion on social mobility in the U.S.

Functionalist Theory of Stratification (Part 2)

This video concludes our discussion of Davis and Moore's functionalist theory of stratification.

Racial & Ethnic Inequality in America (Part 2)

This video concludes our earlier discussion of socioeconomic inequalities between racial and ethnic groups in America.

Sociology 100 Questions/Contact

These videos present foundational information in Sociology.

Presenter:

STEVEN HILLIS

Office: STON 327
Office Phone: (765) 494-4691
E-mail: hillisr@purdue.edu