Films on Demand: Sociology Collection: Social Institutions

Films on Demand: Sociology Collection: Social Institutions

Select and watch one video from each of the following categories:

Family
Family & Social Changes. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=58548>. (FIRST 15 MINUTES)

Why More Americans Are Living Alone. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=53410>.

Why Are Fewer Americans Getting Married? Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2011. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=53399>.

Religion
TEDTalks: Alain De Botton. Atheism 2.0. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=52934>.

Heaven: How Five Religions See It. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2011. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=48848>.

Nine Years After 9/11: Has Religious Tolerance Changed in America? Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2010. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=53385>.

Symbol: Should We Still Fear the Swastika? Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2010. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=44870>.

Education
The Education of Michelle Rhee. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2013. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=58681>.

Unbreakable: One Girl Changing the World: The Story of Malala. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2013. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=56121>.

TEDTalks: Daphne Koller. What We’re Learning from Online Education. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=53018>.

Lessons from the Real World: Social Issues and Student Involvement. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 2011. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=7967&xtid=43914>.

Access University of Phoenix Material Films on Demand: Sociology collection: Social Institutions for Instructions.

Write a 700- to 1.050-word essay explaining the content of the video.

Prepare an introduction that identifies the major social institutions in society and why they are important.
• Describe each video and the social institutions they address.
• Identify any relevant models of power structure or political behavior which might be influential.
• Explain the functionalist, conflict, and interactionist perspectives on the family, religion and education. Which perspective does each film use to discuss the institution? Explain specific examples from the videos from the viewpoint of the designated theoretical approach.
• Provide a conclusion that summarizes the main ideas of the essay and describes how these institutions have influenced you.
Please post it here as a reply to the discussion of the assignment. Make sure to react to other students’ posts.

Make sure to use our readings in your paper (it is a requirement).

Also, please post your post as an attachment as assignment along with a Plagiarism report. Please consult the UoP Library page (go to the Center for Writing Excellence).