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Penney, Jane A.

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Works: 32 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 619 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: H61, 305.5
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Publications about Jane A Penney
Publications by Jane A Penney
Most widely held works by Jane A Penney
Sociological perspectives ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Describes and distinguishes the three major sociological perspectives and explains how these perspectives contribute to a critical understanding of society. It also considers tools and methods for the exploration of social issues
Sociological inquiry ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which sociologists study group behavior and addresses how these processes differ from everyday observations and conclusions. It discusses the importance of empirical research, demonstrates the process of quanititative research, and looks at the mixed method approach to sociological inquiry
Culture ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Interprets the dimensions and significance of culture to society, relating attitude to cultural understanding; and sharing within and between cultures. It defines three major dimensions of culture: ideas, norms and material culture
Social institutions religion, family and economics ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"Discussing the functions of social institutions in meeting society's needs and goals, this video examines religion, the family, and economic systems."--Insight Media website
Gender ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In this program, sociologists discuss how social expectations influence the behaviors associated with gender. It explains the difference between sex and gender, defining gender as a cultural phenomenon, and examines gender inequality and gender stratification
Social class ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
This program takes an in-depth look at social class in the United States, illuminating the relationships among wealth, power, and prestige. It differentiates among the social classes and examines the factors that determine life chances
Social action ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Interprets the relationship of social action and social movements to conflicting interests, change, and power
Social stratification ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
This program defines social stratification, explaining how it refers to a system by which categories of people are ranked in the hierarchy. It also discusses the resources that determine life chances
Formal organizations and bureaucracy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which sociologists study group behavior and addresses how these processes differ from everyday observations and conclusions
Socialization ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This video illustrates the forces and relationships from birth through the life span that define and shape a person's societal roles
Population and urbanization by Ken Harrison( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Explains why sociologists study urbanization and population
Telecourse guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology by Jane A Penney( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Exploring society ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Considering the importance of medicine and health care in modern society, this program looks at the changing medical needs of humans throughout history and discusses how society has addressed these needs. It considers the unequal distribution of quality care and addresses current issues of cost and access to care
Exploring society introduction to sociology ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Discusses how society's expectations influence the definitions and behaviors associated with gender
Exploring society ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the sociology behind gender identity. It discusses how cultural expectations are what defines gender identity and how males and females are expected to behave
Communications media and technology ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Featuring commentary from sociologists Raymond Eve, Gordon Fellman, and Mary Virnoche, this video uses real life examples to explain the positive and negative impact of communications media on society
Exploring society social action ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An introductory, college-level sociology course
Why sociology? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Why Sociology, lesson 1 of the series Exploring society, is an introductory, college-level Sociology course. Stories and situations are used to dramatize the human conflicts at the core of all sociological issues. The program features interviews with sociologists and other experts who have been chosen for their individual expertise, as well as for the diverse backgrounds, approaches and viewpoints they bring to this production
Exploring society sociological perspectives ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Describes and distinguishes among the major sociological perspectives in sociology, interpreting events from those perspectives and shows how the three sociological perspectives contribute to a critical understanding of society
Student course guide for exploring society : introduction to sociology by Jane A Penney( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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