Sociology As A Life Or Death Issue 4e by Robert J. BrymSociology As A Life Or Death Issue 4e by Robert J. Brym

Sociology As A Life Or Death Issue 4e

byRobert J. Brym

Paperback | April 20, 2017

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In eight beautifully written essays, Robert Brym analyzes the social causes of death. Using topics such as hip-hop culture, the motivations of suicide bombers, the social bases of cancer, and gender risk, Dr. Brym reveals the powerful social forces that help to determine who lives and who dies and demonstrates the promise of a well-informed sociological understanding of the world. All essays found in the previous edition have been updated and a new chapter on Canadian genocide, reflective of the consequences European settlement and immigration had on the Indigenous population has been added. This is a great companion for any Sociology course!
Robert Brym is S. D. Clark Chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a member of the President's Teaching Academy, and a winner of the Northrop Frye Prize for academic and teaching excellence. His introductory-level textbooks have been published in Canada, Quebec (...
Title:Sociology As A Life Or Death Issue 4eFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.31 inPublished:April 20, 2017Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176700048

ISBN - 13:9780176700041

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting Introduction I found this brief text to be an interesting, engaging introduction to sociology. If only more disciplines had this interesting of introductory textbooks.
Date published: 2018-04-30

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Sociology as a Life or Death Issue Chapter 2: Hip Hop from Caps to Bling Chapter 3: Explaining Suicide Bombers Chapter 4: Hurricane Katrina and the Myth of Natural Disasters Chapter 5: The Social Bases of Cancer Chapter 6: Gender Risk Chapter 7: Canadian Genocide Chapter 8: Sociology as a Vocation