Tertiary Catalogue

Public Sector, Safety, and Defence


The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Globalisation necessitates cultural exchange, leading to both societal unity and division. This video examines the benefits of globalisation, such as solidarity on global issues, and its drawbacks, such as the impact of nationalism and xenophobia...Show More
The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Economic globalisation is strongly tied to the ideology of neoliberalism. This video guides viewers through the economic history of globalisation, from the downfall of communism and the rise of the free market following the Cold War, to the 2008...Show More
The Political Impacts of Globalisation

The Political Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

At the heart of political globalisation is the idea of cooperation and consensus between nations. This video takes viewers through the political history of globalisation, from the formation of global institutions following World War II, to the...Show More
Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Ethics in Action

Which is more important for our society: common good or individual freedoms? Or are the lines blurred? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, examining the history of tobacco and seat belt legislation, and discussing 21st century issues...Show More
Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Ethics in Action

Should countries accept refugees, and how many? Or could the disadvantages of doing this outweigh the benefits? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, explaining countries’ legal and moral obligations, and exploring short-term versus...Show More
Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Ethics in Action

When adventurers find themselves in peril, should they be rescued? Or should they be left to deal with the consequences of their risky, and sometimes reckless, actions? This video looks at the arguments for both sides, exploring safety risks and...Show More
Urbanisation and Megacities: Mumbai's Case Study

Urbanisation and Megacities: Mumbai's Case Study

Urban Environments

Using Mumbai as a case study this title explores the reasons for rapid urbanisation in LICs/NEEs and the emergence of megacities. It looks at the location and importance of Mumbai, nationally, regionally and internationally and considers the...Show More
Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

Urban Environments

Waste management and traffic congestion are two of the biggest environmental issues facing Mumbai. This title looks at the challenges facing Mumbai's urban planners as they struggle to manage this megacity's rapid growth. It then explores the...Show More
Mumbai's Slum Redevelopment: Bottom up or Top Down

Mumbai's Slum Redevelopment: Bottom up or Top Down

Urban Environments

The challenge for Mumbai's planners is to improve the conditions for the urban poor while at the same time making sure social communities in the slums are protected. This programme evaluates the pros and cons of different strategies used in this...Show More
Impacts of Cities

Impacts of Cities

Urban Environments

Filmed in the megacity of Mumbai, this clip looks at the impact, both positive and negative, of cities on the environment and people. Examples include better access to employment and services, increased pollution, environmental damage, housing...Show More
The Haiti Earthquake: A Lesson in Effective Disaster Management

The Haiti Earthquake: A Lesson in Effective Disaster Management

Tectonic Hazards

Using the emergency response to the Haiti earthquake as an example, this clip considers the effectiveness of a variety of disaster management strategies. Examples include short-term responses like evacuation, search and rescue and the delivery of...Show More
Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the factors that influence volcano disaster risk. The scale, nature and location of the hazard, level of monitoring, population density, ash forecasting are all considered.

How Governments Encourage Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

Climate Change Solutions

The most effective policies for cutting emissions from the electricity and transportation sectors, the two largest sources of CO2e.
Criminal Profiling

Criminal Profiling

Criminal (or Offender) Profiling is an area that’s currently capturing the public imagination once more in TV shows like Mindhunter and Criminal Minds. But what’s the reality behind the hype? This film introduces students to a range of...Show More
Hate Crime in Everyday Life

Hate Crime in Everyday Life

Hate Crime is high profile now. But the cases of violent hate crime we see in the media are just the tip of the iceberg: things like verbal abuse, bullying, threats, and damage to property have become just another part of everyday life for many...Show More
Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

It seems obvious to most people that crime and social order are opposites. But more than a century ago French sociologist, Emile Durkheim, suggested that it wasn't that simple. This film looks at the introduction of Zero Tolerance Policing in New...Show More
Relighting the Streets: A Study of Situational Crime Prevention

Relighting the Streets: A Study of Situational Crime Prevention

Does situational crime prevention actually work, or is crime simply displaced to a neighbouring area? This film tells the story of an experiment in situational crime prevention by the Cambridge Institute of Criminology conducted in...Show More
Crime and Gender: Closing the Gap

Crime and Gender: Closing the Gap

The most consistent finding in the study of crime is the relationship between crime and gender. In almost every country, over 80% of crime is committed by males. But in recent years, the gender gap has been closing: the male crime rate has been...Show More
Migration Case Study: One of Many

Migration Case Study: One of Many

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Refugee crises often eclipse individual experience and become just about the statistics. This video spotlights the case of Maya, a 16 year old refugee of the 2011 Syrian Civil War, and explores the struggles faced by refugees before and after...Show More
When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Lured by cunning recruiting tactics, thousands of people from around the world left their countries to join ISIS. Public resistance to the reintegration of defectors has been strong. This video spotlights the case of Shamima Begum, whose UK...Show More
The Life of Charlie Gard

The Life of Charlie Gard

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Few things are considered more precious than the life of an infant and the protection of life goes to the core of human rights principles. This video spotlights the case of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, in which courts gave rulings based on...Show More
Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Insights and Strategies

Eyewitness testimony and its veracity presents problems for juries and judges, according to the University of California's Dr Elizabeth Loftus. She tells Eve Ash that this intersection of psychology and law has revealed that the more confident a...Show More
Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in...Show More
Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Insights and Strategies

In this video, retired detective Colin McLaren discusses with Eve Ash how workplaces can be sitting ducks for crimes such as theft, dishonesty and cyberattacks. He advocates ramping up security, investing in the right applications and...Show More
Proactive About Safety and Security

Proactive About Safety and Security

Insights and Strategies

Today's workplaces and taskforces require all the safety and security they can get, former homicide task force leader Colin McLaren tells Eve Ash. Preventing crime at work starts with implementing proactive safety and security policies. It...Show More