Video and Multimedia

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Growing Up Online (PBS Frontline documentary)

This documentary looks at the impact of the Internet on generations that are "growing up online." It shows how the Internet changes our social interactions and is useful for examining how Goffman's concepts apply to our online social lives. The film also shows us how socialization is shaped by the unprecedented access to media that children and teens have today.

Colin Stokes, How Movies Teach Manhood (TED Talk)

In this brief TED Talk, Colin Stokes, as a father of a daughter and son, unpacks the messages in movies aimed at children that contribute to gender socialization. (This may be more appropriate for the gender chapter?)


Peter Lunt on Erving Goffman (Social Science Bites)

This podcast is a great introduction to and overview of Goffman's dramaturgical approach to microsociology.