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Aug 7th 2017

Sociology examines individuals in their social contexts. Sociology examines individuals in their social contexts and provides insights into factors such as class, gender and age shape societies at the individual and institutional levels. This introductory course introduces you to key concepts and theories used in examination of and for understanding social action, social institutions, social structure and social change. This course seeks to introduce you to some of sociology’s central concepts, that describe and analyse critically the social forces shaping human behavior and attitude in contemporary social life.

Average: 5 (11 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

In this course you will learn to articulate your own concepts about (threatened) heritage and that of others. What is your heritage? Who defines heritage? Why is heritage under threat? How can we protect heritage?

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Jul 17th 2017

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change your outlook on our world.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)

Jul 10th 2017

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change your outlook on our world.

Average: 8.4 (12 votes)
Jun 13th 2017

Learn the science and policies that drive sustainable development and how leaders can work to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This course introduces the origin and key concepts of sustainability and how to apply those to sustainable development practice.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jun 12th 2017

Learn how sociology applies to your everyday life and helps you better communicate and understand people and your environment.

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May 29th 2017

This course will explore what inequalities are and how they can be reduced through health and social care. This course explore the ways that health and social care service design can lead to, but also address, inequalities. Inequalities are caused by very similar factors everywhere, they just look a little different, depending on the setting.

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Apr 24th 2017

Why do children get a better start to life in some countries than in others? What can we learn from the best performing countries? This free online course explores these questions using a combination of articles, videos, animations, articles, interactive data visualisations, discussions, and research “bites”.

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May 10th 2016

Explore how class, gender, and racial inequalities shape our personal and social worlds. When you notice inequality in your everyday life, do you ever wonder where it comes from, and what keeps it going? This sociology course introduces you to core concepts of class, gender, and racial inequality, and an approach to studying complex forms of inequality called intersectionality.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Mar 10th 2016

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change your outlook on our world.

Average: 2.7 (3 votes)