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Research Methods

The Research Process


Quantitative Research Methods


Qualitative Research Methods


Mixed Methods

Theory

Systems Theory: It’s Functionalism, Jim. But not as you know it.


Modernity and Sociological Theory


Postmodernity and Sociological Theory


Globalisation: Economic, political and cultural dimensions.


Global Culture: 3 views on the nature and extent of changing global culture.


Global Culture – Video Version: As above except this version uses video examples rather than static pictures.

Crime and Deviance

Theories of Crime and Deviance 1: Functionalist, Ecological, Critical.


Theories of Crime and Deviance 2: Interactionism, Deviancy Amplification, Postmodern Criminology, Constitutive criminology


Theories of Crime and Deviance 3:Concepts of power and control, new and traditional penology, Actuarial approaches, Administrative criminology, Left and Right Realism.


The Social Distribution of Crime: Class,age,gender,ethnicity and locality.


Rational ChoiceTheory


Market Reduction Approach: Outline of an innovative approach to crime reduction.


Strain Theory: Merton’s classic Strain Theory plus Agnew’s contemporary General Strain Theory


Globalisation and Crime


Crime and Harm: The Critique of Conventional Criminology


A Social Harm Approach to Crime


Women and Binge-Drinking: Includes 3-minute video exploring binge-drinking among young women.


Revision

Sociological Perspectives – The Revision Map format may not be everybody’s cup of tea. Sip-it-and-see…


Mass Media: Ownership and Control: Revision Map


Mass Media: Media and Ideology: Marxism (Instrumental and Hegemonic) and Pluralism.

Mass Media

Defining the Mass Media


Postmodernism and New Media: Repositioning “audience effects”


Simulacra and Hyperreality: Lesson outline / plan with video examples.



Flipbooks

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Resources

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