1981 - "The Wave," a TV movie produced by T.A.T. Communications, starring Bruce Davison, based on Ron Jones' writings.

Unit 3: Socialization and Social Control
SSSocSC3: Social Control

  • a. Explain theories of social control; include control and labeling theories.

  • b. Explain conformity in relationship to deviance and social control.

  • c. Describe adaptation, cooperation, accommodation, and competition in the context of social control.

Delivered concurrently with Social Deviance

c. Describe adaptation, cooperation, accommodation, and competition in the context of social control.

1967 - "The Wave," a classroom experiment. 

Delivered concurrently with Social Deviance

a. Explain theories of social control; include control and labeling theories.

2011 - "Lesson Plan, the story of The Third Wave" a documentary film, featuring Ron Jones, by Philip Neel, State of Crisis Productions. Philip Neel was an original Third Wave class member. The film has won numerous awards and now has worldwide distribution with Mercury Media International.

2008 - Die Welle (The Wave). A German film, directed by Dennis Gansel based on Jones' writings, this adaptation is set in a German classroom of 2008.

b. Explain conformity in relationship to deviance and social control.

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