Society and Culture
The official government statistic site provides a range of informative statistics and articles on social issues.
Link to ABC programs, current affairs and social issues. Many of the sites have their own links.
Links to areas such as: cultural policy, material culture, gender, race and sexuality, labour, class, and social movements, media culture
journals publishers and organisations.
Excellent link to SBS programs, current affairs and social issues. Many of the sites have their own links to external resources
Full text versions of 100’s of newspapers from around the world.
What is Society and Culture?
Useful Links (compiled by the Society and Culture Teachers Association)
|ABC TV's Compass Program||Valuable resources for Belief Systems Depth Study|
|Asia Society||Asian and American Asian culture and history|
|CSU - Guide to Australia||Lots of facts & figures, access to the Aust Bureau of Statistics|
|International Population Pyramids||(U.S. Database, projects future populations)|
|Introduction to Future Studies||Methodologies and futurist theories|
|National Geographic||Monthly magazine, with archived past editions|
|New Internationalist's back issues||Up-to-date left-of-centre journal (search 'mega index' or back issues)|
|Purdue University's Primary Research site||Useful guide to a number of primary research methodologies|
|Survey Monkey||Online survey service - students can conduct online surveys|
|Islamica Magazine||Online magazine designed to provide an alternative Muslim perspective. Useful for Belief Systems.|
|altmuslim.com||Another dissenting Muslim voice.|
|CIA World Factbook||Useful starting point for a Country Study|
|salon.com||American online magazine, can provide a good starting point for PIP ideas|
|Minature Earth||Short movie on the state of affairs in the world population if you broke the world pop down to 100 people. Great as a stimulus for equality and difference topic.|
|SMH snapshots||Sydney Morning Herald website in the world section is a part called
snapshots and they post 10 photos there daily of events around the world.
Great to get students look at these over a term and find egs of the course
concepts in photos from that website. Great for social and cultural world