Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 496 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in
Published: March 15, 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0195448626
ISBN - 13: 9780195448627
Table of Contents
Part One: Foundations of Sociology 1. Introduction to Sociology 2. Social Research Methods Part Two: Social Structures 3. Culture 4. Socialization 5. Social Roles, Interaction, and Organization 6. Deviance Part Three: Social Difference 7. Social Inequality 8. "Race" and Ethnicity 9. Gender and Sexuality Part Four: Social Institutions 10. Family 11. Religion 12. Education 13. Health and Medicine Part Five: Global Perspectives 14. The Environment NEW 15. Social Change and the Future Glossary References Credits Index
From the Publisher
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About the Author
John Steckley, professor of sociology and anthropology for more than 20 years at Humber College, is the author of over a dozen books and 200 articles in scholarly journals. A specialist in Aboriginal languages, culture, and history (and reportedly the last known speaker of the Wyandot [or Huron] language), he has worked as a consultant on CBC''s Canada: A People''s History. Guy Kirby Letts has taught at Humber College, Georgian College, Simon Fraser University, and York University. He holds a BA in sociology from the University of Calgary, an MA in sociology and anthropology from SFU, and is currently completing his PhD in sociology at York University. His research interests include contemporary social, cultural, and political theory; popular culture and mass media; and consumption and consumerism. He is currently the executive director of the Centre for the Study of the Human Condition (CSHC) and teaches in the Department of Sociology at Laurentian University.
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