Sociology students will be introduced to several common sociological theories, introductory social science research methods (in applied contexts), and various substantive areas within the discipline. The documentary sicko provides us with an analysis of the united states healthcare system the director of the film, michael moore, creates a series of comparisons and contrasts between both the us healthcare industry and that of other countries. Another example of sociological imagination in sicko was a woman name adrian who had cervical cancer adrian was denied insurance for her treatments because health care insurance company said she was too young to be diagnosed with cervical cancer. Sociology through documentary film this list was originally created by jessie daniels, phd ( hunter college and the graduate center-cuny ) now that the list is a wiki, everyone is encouraged to create a login, update and add to the list. Sociology through film (syg 4631) three major schools of thought in sociology perceive and analyze social relations these include (on sicko) week three.
Courses in anthropology, history, political science, and sociology may be taken to satisfy requirements for various transfer programs through mcc the world is a complex place expand your understanding of it. Teaching and learning sociology through video tags: bodies, health/medicine, political economy, health care, pre-existing conditions, political economy of health care, 11 to 20 mins. Sicko (stylized as sicko) is a 2007 american documentary film made by filmmaker michael moore the film investigates health care in the united states , focusing on its health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry.
Milbert sociology what is the theoretical paradigm that michael moore most often uses in his analysis give examples of all three theoretical paradigms in the film. This file contains 23 reflection questions for the michael moore documentary, sicko this film, released in 2007, examines the healthcare systems of the us, canada, england, france and cuba. Few have seen the movie but nearly half of the public is familiar with it sicko gets many talking about health care issues, reinforcing views of some and encouraging others (even some.
Connecting sociology to popular culture but i'm a cheerleader (1999) is a film that follows the journey of megan a cheerleader who is sent to true directions, a camp that is meant to turn people that are homosexual heterosexual. I actually first saw it in my high school sociology class any michael moore documentary- roger and me, sicko, fahrenheit 9/11 as far as religion i'd recommend a couple documentaries- religulous with bill maher is quite good.
Sicko is a 2007 documentary produced and directed by a well-known american filmmaker michael moore the film investigates the united states healthcare system, focusing mainly on the pharmaceutical industry and health insurance. Sicko promises to be every bit as indicting as moore's previous films special features sicko goes to viewed it first in my sociology class, so had to have it. Ali jessani summary of sicko sicko is a documentary by michael moore where he points out the obvious flaws of our healthcare system he does not shine light on the 48 million americans who do not have health insurance but rather focuses on the ones that do and how those people do not get proper coverage when they get unhealthy. There are many views on how health care in the us should be handled currently the health care reform bill in is a dramatic overhaul of the us health care system.
- sicko: this opinion was portrayed in the 2007 documentary by michael moore named sicko americað²ð‚â„¢s opinion of humana lowered after the release of the movie because the inspiration for sicko was a segment of michael mooreð²ð‚â„¢s television show the awful truth. Case in point: in sicko, you see the list of the worst health care in the world we're pretty low, but cuba is even lower on the list by a few places when he shows it then later, he goes to cuba to prove what an amazing health care system they have. Moore's follow-on, 'sicko', which addresses the state of our healthcare industry, and compares it negatively with universal coverage seen elsewhere in the world, is incredible, a must see for anybody who pays taxes, pays for health benefits, or intends to gain medical care in this country at some point in their life and it's already available.