Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 December 2013

480 Pages | 100 photographs; 23 figures; 31 tables; 7 maps

11.0 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780195446661

Bookseller Code (06)

Principles of Sociology

Canadian Perspectives

Third Edition

Edited by Lorne Tepperman, Patrizia Albanese, and Jim Curtis (deceased)

  • Leading Canadian contributors. Bringing together some of Canada's most prominent sociologists, Principles of Sociology, third edition, ensures that each chapter is written by experts in that subfield.
  • New contributors. Thirteen new contributors provide a fresh and contemporary perspective.
  • Learning support in every chapter. Each chapter encourages students to apply their everyday experience to the concepts presented in the text. This is achieved through the use of learning objectives, bolded key terms, "Time to Reflect" boxes, questions for critical thought, and recommended resources.
  • Updated and expanded theme boxes. "Sociology in Action," "Open for Discussion," "Global Issues," "Human Diversity," and new "Under the Wire" boxes are spread throughout the text to keep students motivated and encourage them to think critically about key concepts.
  • More connections. Cross-chapter references demonstrate explicit links between key topics, theory, and themes.
  • Canadian and international perspective. Concepts and issues are presented with both local and global factors in mind. Statistics and events specific to Canada are interwoven with international examples.
  • Revamped art program. Current and relevant photographs enrich the learning experience for students and help illustrate key concepts from the text.
  • Robust ancillaries package. Contains indispensable supplementary resources, including an instructor's manual, test generator, PowerPoint slides, student study guide, and more.

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