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Society & Culture

Contains over 109 Videos

Eileen Barker: The Making of a Moonie

Eileen Barker: The Making of a Moonie

Classic Collection

To believers, the Moonies offer truth, enlightenment and the spiritual unification of the world. To critics it’s an evil form of bondage, where vulnerable young people are reduced to a mental condition where they can only follow the orders of...Show More
Paul Willis: Learning to Labour

Paul Willis: Learning to Labour

Classic Collection

In this programme Willis talks about how his interest in culture and counter culture led him into exploring working class culture and its reproduction from the inside. He discusses his ethnographic research methods, how he chose his subjects and...Show More
Stanley Cohen: Folk Devils and Moral Panics

Stanley Cohen: Folk Devils and Moral Panics

Classic Collection

A wet bank holiday weekend in Clacton UK: some fights broke out on the beach, huts were damaged and somebody fired a starting pistol. Hardly a riot, but that was how the media reported it. Reading the reports, Stan Cohen thought it would be an...Show More
From Modernity to Post-Modernity

From Modernity to Post-Modernity

Understanding Sociology

What is meant by a post-modern world and post-modern sociology? Is post-modern theory really offering a new direction for sociology? Or is it just a passing fashion? This programme provides a lively, accessible and balanced introduction to this...Show More
Indigenous Organisations Today

Indigenous Organisations Today

Several case studies looking at Aboriginal organisations in the areas of politics, health, law and education. How do their history and culture affect the way they operate? What problems do they experience? How do they differ from non-indigenous...Show More
Making Sense of Sociological Theory

Making Sense of Sociological Theory

Understanding Sociology

Why is there so much theory in sociology? Why are there different theories? Can sociological theory be made a little clearer? This programme addresses these questions and explains the role of theory, the distinction between structure and...Show More
Aboriginal Culture: The Murray Darling

Aboriginal Culture: The Murray Darling

This programme covers the personal history of Aunty Beryl Carmichael, focusing particulary onher childhood, schooling and family life; an oral history of the Barkindji and Nygampaa people including changes to their environment and culture; her...Show More
Women in Development

Women in Development

Produced with assistance from AusAID. Ideal for Secondary Geography and Society and Culture courses, this video analyses the impact of gender roles on the lives of women in Vietnam, Micronesia, and the Solomon Islands. The focus of the...Show More
Urban Aboriginal Lives

Urban Aboriginal Lives

"An Aboriginal is any person of Aboriginal descent who identifies as an Aboriginal and is accepted as such by the community in which he or she lives". In this unique programme, Aborigines speak frankly about what "being Aboriginal" means to them:...Show More