Reading Sociology: Canadian Perspectives

Paperback | October 5, 2011

EditorLorne Tepperman, Angela Kalyta

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Published in partnership with the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA), this reader offers students an engaging overview of the current state of sociology in Canada. With over 60 interesting, expertly-edited selections by both well-known and up-and-coming CSA members, the reader isorganized into 16 thematic parts that explore the main areas of sociological inquiry. This second edition includes a brand new cross-referencing guide to help students make conceptual connections among the readings and a new section addressing media issues exposes students to this ever-growing areaof study. Covering a broad spectrum of sociological thought, Reading Sociology: Canadian Perspectives, second edition, will engage students with cutting-edge research being conducted by Canadian sociologists.

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Published in partnership with the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA), this reader offers students an engaging overview of the current state of sociology in Canada. With over 60 interesting, expertly-edited selections by both well-known and up-and-coming CSA members, the reader isorganized into 16 thematic parts that explore the ma...

Lorne Tepperman is one of Canada's leading sociologists, a professor of sociology at the University of Toronto, and the former president of the Canadian Sociological Association. He has edited a number of texts for OUP Canada, including successful titles such as Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Principles of Sociology: Canadian Pers...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.71 inPublished:October 5, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PART I: What is Sociology? Theories and Research Methods1. Peter Eglin*: Intellectual Citizenship and Incarnation: A Reply to Stanley Fish2. Rick Helmes-Hayes*: Anticipating Burawoy: John Porter's Public Sociology3. Patricia D. McGuire*: Indigenous Spaces in Sociology4. Bruce Curtis: Reading Reflexively5. Jean-Philippe Warren*: Francophone and Anglophone Sociologists in Canada: Diverging, Converging, or Parallel Trends?PART II: Culture6. Steve Garlick*: Maintaining Control? Masculinity and Internet Pornography7. Sarah Knudson*: What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs: Examining Cultural Change and Ideas about Gender Equality in Relationship Self-Help Books, 1960-20098. Stephen Harold Riggins*: The Bonds of Things9. Slobodan Drakulic*: Nationalism from BelowPART III: Socialization10. Anthony Lombardo*: Online Interactions among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Situated Performances and Sexual Education11. Nancy Beauregard, Andree Demers, and Louis Gliksman*: The Ecology of Drinking: Revisiting the Role of the Campus Environment on Students' Drinking Patterns12. Nedim Karakayali: Duality and Diversity in the Lives of Immigrant Children: Rethinking the 'Problem of the Second Generation' in Light of Immigrant Autobiographies13. Brenda L. Beagan*: 'Even If I Don't Know What I'm Doing I Can Make it Look Like I Know What I'm Doing': Becoming a Doctor in the 1990sPART IV: Deviance14. Michael C. Adorjan*: Emotions Contests and Reflexivity in the News: Examining Discourse on Youth Crime in Canada15. Patrick F. Parnaby and Myra Leyden*: Dirty Harry and the Station Queens: A Mertonian Analysis of Police Deviance16. Frances Shaver*: Legislative Approaches to Prostitution: A Critical Introduction17. Dany Lacombe and Christie Barron: Moral Panic and the Nasty GirlPART V: Families18. Patrizia Albanese*: The More Things Change...The More We Need Child Care, On the Fortieth Anniversary of the Report on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women19. Annette Tezli*: Keeping the Family Intact - The Lived Experience of Sheltered Homeless Families20. Nancy S. Netting: Love and Arranged-Marriage in India Today: Negotiating Adulthood21. Andrea Doucet*: Gender Equality and Gender Differences: Parenting, Habitus, and Embodiment (The 2008 Porter Lecture)PART VI: Education22. Maureen Baker*: The Rise of the 'Research University': Gendered Outcomes23. Matthew Lange*: Education, Ethnonationalism, and Non-Violence in Quebec24. Sinziana Chira*: From International Universities to Diverse Local Communities? International Students in Halifax and Beyond25. Shaun Chen: Segregation versus Self-Determination: A Black and White Debate on Canada's First Africentric SchoolPART VII: Work26. Reuben N. Roth*: 'Suck It Up Buttercup': A Culture of Acceptable Workplace Violence in Group Homes27. Marjorie DeVault, Murali Venkatesh, and Frank Ridzi*: 'Let's Be Friends': Working within an Accountability Circuit28. Tracey L. Adams*: Profession: A Useful Concept for Sociological Analysis?29. Jean Wallace and Marisa Young*: Work Hard, Play Hard?: A Comparison of Male and Female Lawyers' Time in Paid and Unpaid Work and Participation in Leisure ActivitiesPART VIII: Aging and the Life Course30. Zenaida Ravanera and Roderic Beaujot*: Childlessness and Socio-Economic Characteristics: What Does the Canadian 2006 General Social Survey Tell Us?31. Laura M. Funk and Karen M. Kobayashi*: 'Choice' in Filial Care Work: Moving beyond a Dichotomy32. Frank Trovato and Nirannanilathu Lalu*: From Divergence to Convergence: The Sex Differential in Life Expectancy in Canada, 1971-2000PART IX: Health33. Jeff Stepnisky*: Biocitizenship and Mental Health in a Canadian Context34. Reza Nakhaie and Robert Arnold*: Love and Changes in Health35. Carol Berenson*: Menstruation by Choice: The Framing of a Controversial Issue36. Rebecca Scott*: PlacentationsPART X: Inequality and Stratification37. Pat Armstrong*: Pay Equity: Yesterday's Issue?38. Jacqueline Kennelly*: Red Zones, Empty Alleys, and Giant TVs: Low-Income Youths' Spatial Account of Olympic Host Cities39. Arlene Tigar McLaren and Sylvia Parusel*: Parents and Traffic Safety: Unequal Risk and Responsibilities to and from School40. Carlo Fanelli and Justin Paulson*: Municipal Malaise: Neo-liberal Urbanism in CanadaPART XI: Sex and Gender41. Sara O'Shaughnessy*: Gold Diggers and Moms: Representations of Women's Identities in Fort McMurray in Chatelaine42. Wesley Crichlow*: Hyperheterosexualitzation, Masculinity, and HIV/AIDS Challenges43. Jasmin Zine and Lisa Taylor*: Contested Imaginaries: Reading Muslim Women and Muslim Women Reading Back: Trasnational Feminist Reading Practices, Pedagogy and Ethical Concerns44. Kathy Bischoping and Riley Olstead*: Spinsters and Suspects: Gender and Moral Citizenship in Poison Pen Mystery Novels45. Kristin A. Hardy*: Fleshy Histories: Fatness, Sex/Gender, and the Medicalized Body in the Nineteenth CenturyPART XII: Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity46. Jeffrey S. Denis*: Bridging Understandings: Anishinaabe and White Responses to the Residential School Apology and Prospects for Reconciliation47. Vic Satzewich and William Shaffir*: The Informal Settlement Sector: Broadening the Lens to Understand Newcomer Integration In Hamilton48. Cora J. Voyageur*: The New Relationship between Social Sciences and the Indigenous Peoples of Canada49. Alan Simmons*: Changing Canadian Immigration and Visa Worker Programs: Implications for Nation Building and Social Cohesion50. Monica Boyd and Emily Laxer*: Voting across Immigrant GenerationsPART XIII: Globalization51. Suzan Ilcan and Rob Aitken*: United Nations and Early Postwar Development: Assembling World Order52. Claudio Colaguori and Carlos Torres*: Policing Terrorism in the Post 9/11 Era: Critical Challenges and Concerns53. Harris Ali*: Infectious Disease, Environmental Change, and Social Control54. Nathan Young*: Does a Place Like This Still Matter? Remaking Economic Identity in Post-Resource CommunitiesPART XIV: States and Government55. Kevin Walby and Michael Haan*: Counting, Caste and Confusion during Census Enumeration in Colonial India56. Dominique Clement*: Canada's Rights Revolution: Social Movements and Social Change, 1937-198257. Robert Andersen and Josh Curtis*: The Economy and Public Opinion on Welfare Spending in Canada58. Ivanka Knezevic*: Social Europe and Eastern Europe: Post-Socialist Scholars Grapple with New Models of Social PolicyPART XV: Environment59. Sherrie Steiner*: 'How Can You Decide about Us without Us?': A Canadian Catastrophe in Copenhagen60. Katja Neves*: The Production Modernity in Classic American Whale Hunting61. Mark C.J. Stoddart and Laura MacDonald*: 'Keep It Wild, Keep It Local': Comparing News Media and the Internet as Sites for Environmental Movement Activism for Jumbo Pass, British Columbia62. Wilhelm Peekhaus*: Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology in Canada: Paradoxes and Conflicts of a Closed System63. Mark Vardy*: The Science and Politics of Polar IcePART XVI: Media64. Helga Kristin Hallgrimsdottir, Rachel Phillips, and Cecilia Benoit*: Fallen Women and Rescued Girls: Social Stigma and Media Narratives of the Sex Industry in Victoria, British Columbia, from 1980 to 200565. Michele Ollivier, Wendy Robbins, Diane Beauregard, Jennifer Brayton, and Genevieve Sauve*: Feminist Activists Online: A Study of the PAR-L Research Network66. Linda Quirke*: 'Keeping Young Minds Sharp': Children's Cognitive Stimulation and the Rise of Parenting Magazines, 1959-200367. Rima Wilkes, Catherine Corrigall-Brown, and Daniel J. Myers*: Packaging Protest: Media Coverage of Indigenous People's Collective Action* indicates new to this edition

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"Well-written contemporary articles deal with issues of importance to Canada and other societies. Many of the authors use interesting research methods to examine the multifaceted nature of living in contemporary society." --Ron Joudrey, Red Deer College