This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis.
The Sociological Cinema is an online resource to help sociology instructors incorporate videos into their classes. The centerpiece of the site is a searchable database of video clips. Each clip is tagged with sociological themes, year, and includes a summary of the clip with suggestions of how to use it in the classroom.
A set of eight lectures for second year social anthropology students at the University of Cambridge. They give an overview of some theories and theorists in the social sciences, from Montesquieu to Gellner. The series is related to Alan Macfarlane's book 'The Riddle of the Modern World'.