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Social Groups: Crash Course Sociology #16

“If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump too?” It’s the lament of many an exasperated parent, but it’s also a kind of profound sociological question. Because, when you’re talking to your parents, the answer’s always no. But, with the right group of friends, you might be quite happy to take a

Jason Lo – Western Sociology – Graduate Student Testimonial

Jason Lo – Western Sociology –  Graduate Student Testimonial

My name is Jason. I’m a first year masters student in the Sociology department. My arear of research interest is political and fiscal sociology. I like looking at taxes political theory, political sociology as well as a bit of a Marxist theory. I chose to come to Western because of my supervisor Dr. David Calnitsky.

Kirsten Brown – Western Sociology – Graduate Student Testimonial

Kirsten Brown – Western Sociology –  Graduate Student Testimonial

My name is Kirsten Brown and I’m a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Western University. My area of research interest is social isolation in the elderly population, I came to Western because there was there were quite a few professors who are interested in aging and life course and so that was

Social movements | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Social movements | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Voiceover: Social movements are instrumental to changing the path of a society. When a group of people comes together with a shared idea, they can create lasting effects by encouraging change in their society or by resisting it, both of which will shape the future of their society. But a social movement is not just

The Folio Society’s Agatha Christie Books | Beautiful Mystery Books

The Folio Society’s Agatha Christie Books | Beautiful Mystery Books

Agatha Christie is considered one of the world’s top selling novelists, with somewhere between 2 and 4 billion copies of her works having been sold to date. However, the first Folio Society publishing foray into Christie’s work was only in 1990, when they released a two-volume Railway Mysteries set, including “4.50 from Paddington” & “The

Koha, a community

Koha, a community

What is Koha? Well, it’s a community and it’s also a software. It’s the world’s first Open Source integrated library system. so it provides for librarians the functionality that they require… to conduct their library operations to be able to register patrons, to circulate materials to patrons, to be able to describe their collections, But

Social Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #21

Social Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #21

Imagine two people. Two extremely wealthy people. One of them inherited their money, acquiring it through the luck that comes with being born to owners of immense amounts of property and wealth. And the other person worked for what they have. They started at the bottom, and through years of hard work and clever dealing,

A new series about family, community and home

A new series about family, community and home

There you are. Hey, what’s up dude We’re at a little restaurant and the waitress will be like… Do you want me to picture? I am like… Nope, mom loves the selfies Lives for the selfies We live for the selfie It was just this understanding of that’s where you’re supposed to go One of

Star Wars Battlefront II: General Grievous – Community Update

Star Wars Battlefront II: General Grievous – Community Update

Hello there. I’m Dennis Brännvall, the Design Director on Star Wars Battlefront 2. Today we’re going to look at General Grievous… …the notorious Jedi hunter who was just released to our game. I’m also going to cover some changes that we’ve made to Hero Health Star Cards. Now, let’s take a closer look at General