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Social Studies

Contains over 8 Videos

The Kendal Project: A Spiritual Revolution

The Kendal Project: A Spiritual Revolution

Between October 2000 and June 2002, a University of Lancaster study of the population of Kendal, a town near the Lakes District in the UK, revealed some fascinating trends in modern society's approach to, and practice of, religion and...Show More
Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Designed for students who are tackling the subjects of evil and suffering in relation to the existence of God this film offers examples of what could be perceived as ‘suffering’ in the world today and explores the meaning of ‘suffering’...Show More
The Sacraments

The Sacraments

What are the sacraments held within the Christian doctrine and why are they relevant to us today? This informative film seeks to define the term ‘sacrament’ and explores baptism, confirmation, The Eucharist, marriage, ordination,...Show More
In Detention: Locking Up Asylum Seekers

In Detention: Locking Up Asylum Seekers

This programme looks at the recent turmoil for Australian asylum seekers.
Etiquette, Manners and Rituals With Food

Etiquette, Manners and Rituals With Food

You probably don’t realise it, but when you share a meal with your friends, you are involved in a ritual. Sitting around a table somehow brings us closer together, creates a sense of community. We are not only sharing food but also feelings -...Show More
Standing for the Senate

Standing for the Senate

This programme explores what's involved in running for the Senate, using the campaign of Charmaine Clarke as a case study.
Rules and Laws: Why Do We Have Them? How Are They Made?

Rules and Laws: Why Do We Have Them? How Are They Made?

This programme begins by comparing rules in games to rules in society. It then uses simple, play-acted situations involving a group of roller bladers to illustrate why we have rules, and what happens if they are not followed, or if they are...Show More
Australian Identity: Coming to Terms with a National Identity

Australian Identity: Coming to Terms with a National Identity

In his thought-provoking programme presented by Richard Morecroft, we ask what does it mean to be an Australian and why do we need an identity? Archival film is used to encourage discussion about traditional conceptions of the Australian image...Show More