September 28, 2008

The Story of Stuff

If you are interested we watched the video "the Story of Stuff"". Here is the website which has the video and lots of other interesting information.

September 4, 2008

Milgram experiment

Here is the clip from the BBC show "The Hiest" in which they updated the original Milgram experiment.

Stanford prison experiment

Here is a link to the Prison experiment.

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November 17, 2007

Racism in sports

Here is an interesting clip that talks about racism in sports. The clip is about racism in Europe; yeah it happens everywhere.

1960 civil rights movement

This clip we watched week nine for Social Movements.

Anomie I Ain't Ever Satisfied

Here is the video that illistrates Durkhiem's theory of Anomie. Durkheim defined the term anomie as a condition where social and/or moral norms are confused, unclear, or simply not present. Durkheim felt that this lack of norms--or preaccepted limits on behavior in a society--led to deviant behavior.

Anomie = Lack of Regulation / Breakdown of Norms