Tag: Sociology (Field Of Study)

Urban Sociologist Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Urban Sociologist Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow

America is unmatched by any developed democracy for the depths and extent of its poverty, but it’s also not inevitable. My name is Matt Desmond, and I’m an associate professor of sociology and social studies at Harvard University. I studied poverty in America mainly from the ground level so I’m an ethnographer, which means if

SOCIOLOGY – Alexis De Tocqueville

SOCIOLOGY – Alexis De Tocqueville

Democracy was achieved by such a long arduous and heroic struggle that it can feel embarrassing even shameful to be pretty Disappointed by it Perhaps the best guy to such feelings and to Modern democracy in general is a 19th century French aristocrat [Alexis] De [Tocqueville] Photo Tocqueville Democracy was a highly exotic and new

The Shrimp – New Day Films – Environment & Sustainability – Sociology

The Shrimp – New Day Films – Environment & Sustainability – Sociology

[crickets, birds calling softly] [water gently lapping the shore] [wind rustling grass] [water burbling] [enging rumbling] [boaters chatting, laughing] [passing water bubbling more intensely] [sloshing, bubbling] [low rumble of water flowing, bubbles slowly floating up] [fast, high-pitched burbling] [bubbles slow and deepen in pitch, then rush again] [rhythmic mechanical pulsing above water] [overload of bubbles

Introduction to Sociology – Deviance, Crime, and Social Control

Introduction to Sociology – Deviance, Crime, and Social Control

>>In the previous units we’ve been talking about culture and the rules that exist in a society, how we learn about those rules, and then how we interact with each other as individuals or as groups. And the idea here is that people who live in a society expect people to act certain ways, and

Locating Scholary Sociology Journals in Academic Search Premier

Locating Scholary Sociology Journals in Academic Search Premier

This tutorial will discuss how to do a publication search to locate Scholarly Sociology Journals in Academic Search Premier. First, click on publications. Next, locate the second box on the screen, right below browsing. Click the circle, next to By Subject &Description, and type Sociology into the box. Click Browse. This will bring up every

Introduction to Sociology – Socialization

Introduction to Sociology – Socialization

>>All right, in the last unit we learned about what culture was, the rules for living in society. Now we’re going to learn about how we learn those rules. That process is called socialization. Socialization is the lifelong process by which we learn the rules for living in our society. Sociologists have been fascinated by

Discovering Careers for Sociology Grads

Discovering Careers for Sociology Grads

Olga Graham, All right my route into to sociology took quite a long time, Alexandra mentioned about your parents and the different world that you have entered into, global technology technological wasn’t that, wasn’t like that when I started out. I actually worked for York for seven years and when I left that position in

Introduction to Sociology – Sociological Research

Introduction to Sociology – Sociological Research

>>All right, now in this unit we’re going to be talking about the research process. How do sociologists collect data to test their theories? There’s a pretty standard set of procedures that we go through with every research project that we do. The first thing that we do is we choose a topic. So again