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We have quite a collection of Sociology DVDs. Be sure to browse our collection of DVDs in the call number range of HM.
Learning Curves [DVD]
Call Number: DVD HM586 .W39 2005
Publication Date: 2005
"The type of education a child can expect to receive may have less to do with the teacher but more to do with socioeconomic status, race and culture. These and other factors make the question of how best to educate American children a complicated one. In this episode you will meet two families who have chosen different approaches to educating their children. The growth in home schooling as an alternative to conventional education is explored."
Urban survival [DVD]
Call Number: DVD HT151 .E97 2007
Publication Date: 2007
In this program, psychologist John Marsden dissects the behavior of city dwellers, analyzing why some people are capable of living in large cities and some people are not. Urban etiquette, urban anonymity, sensory overload, and the dangers of urban life are discussed.
Slum cities [DVD]
Call Number: DVD HD7287.95 .S48 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Each week, in countries around the globe, nearly a million people say goodbye to their homes in impoverished rural regions and move to even worse conditions in cities. This program explores the tragic results: illegal slums filled with some of the poorest people in the world, lacking water, sanitation, and other resources needed to support exploding populations.
Call Number: DVD HB74.P8 T9 2007
Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discovered which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results.
Cross-Cultural Communication: How Culture Affects Communication [DVD]
Call Number: HM1211.C75 2005
Issues in cross-cultural communication are examined including public behavior, taboos, power, stereotyping, time conceptualization, socialization, direct and indirect communication and high context versus low context cultures.