Sociology: The Points of the Compass

Paperback | February 13, 2008

byRobert J. Brym, John Lie

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Sometimes, less is more. Sociology: The Points of the Compass offers a balanced coverage of sociology's core areas in a concise 11 chapter book. These experienced authors show how the sociological imagination works by drawing on recent movie hits, popular music, professional sports, the Internet, and other elements of popular culture that resonate deeply with students' own experiences. With a student-friendly design and vivid images, this text promises to engage students by traveling to their world and explaining concepts in a language that resonates with them.Professors also have the option of requesting regional specific content on Quebec and/or Western Canada to be bundled with the text. The two regional chapters available are:1) The West: The Making of an Internal Colony Regional Chapter, written by Trevor Harrison, University of Lethbridge. ? Bundle ISBN 01764575182) Quebec: A Sociological Overview Regional Chapter, written by Jean-Phillipe Warren, Concordia ? Bundle ISBN 0176457275

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Sometimes, less is more. Sociology: The Points of the Compass offers a balanced coverage of sociology's core areas in a concise 11 chapter book. These experienced authors show how the sociological imagination works by drawing on recent movie hits, popular music, professional sports, the Internet, and other elements of popular culture ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:396 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.56 inPublished:February 13, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176442391

ISBN - 13:9780176442392

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Part 1: Foundations1. A Sociological Compass Part 2: Basic Social Processes2. Culture 3. Socialization 4. From Social Interaction to Social Organizations 5. Deviance and CrimePart 3: Inequality6. Social Stratification: Canadian and Global Perspectives 7. Race and Ethnicity 8. Sexuality and Gender Part 4: Institutions9. Families 10. Religion and Education Part 5: Social Change11. Technology, the Environment, and Social MovementsOPTIONAL: Regional chapters on The West: The Making of an Internal Colony and/or Quebec: A Sociological Overview