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Using "The Simpsons" to Illustrate Family-Work Concepts
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Hare, Sara, and Robert Lennartz. 2010. “Using "The Simpsons" To Illustrate Family-Work Concepts”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Scanlan and Feinberg (2000) introduced the idea of using the television show to teach
sociological concepts. While they recommend using the entire 22-minute episode, specific
concepts can be introduced or illustrated with a shorter 3-5 minute clip. Seasons 1-7 are now
available for purchase or rental so more examples of illustrated concepts...

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