About the Book
A brief version of Lorne Tepperman's and James Curtis' Sociology: Canadian Perspectives, this text introduces students to the study of sociology through an overview of sociological theories and research methods and a discussion of how these are applied to the study of major social processes and institutions. A team of contributors explain key concepts and theories by examining Canadian society within a global context.
Canadian content: Written by Canadians for Canadian classrooms
Rigorous scholarship: Chapters are written by leading scholars in each area of sociology, ensuring that students receive material informed by current scholarship
Comprehensive coverage: Includes discussions of key sociological topics and issues; including a new chapter on Mass Media Communications
Theoretically balanced: Surveys all the major and emerging paradigms including structural functional, conflict, symbolic interactionist, feminist, and health
International in scope: Integrates a global perspective throughout
Engaging tone: Challenges students with compelling examples that they can relate to in an accessible manner
Visually appealing: Two-column, four-colour design that includes 39 full colour photographs
Rich learning resources: Student learning experiences are enriched by features that include: learning objectives, theme boxes, full colour photos, graphs and tables, and suggested readings and web sites
Complete ancillary package: An online Instructor's Manual and Test Bank assists instructors. Students have access to online quizzes for each chapter as well as online videos covering topics discussed in the text
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