Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 May 2012

528 Pages | Tables: 12 Photographs: 110 Figures: 32

8.0 x 10.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195437874

Bookseller Code (06)

Thinking About Sociology

A Critical Introduction

Karen Anderson

  • Examines the relationship between theory and research to help students see how sociology can be applied to everyday situations.
  • Critical perspective invites students to think like sociologists, encouraging them to re-evaluate their assumptions about themselves and the social world around them.
  • A range of pedagogical features-including learning objectives, chapter summaries, review questions, and a glossary-are designed to aid student comprehension.
  • Balanced coverage of classical and contemporary material. The most current research and examples are presented alongside sociology's foundational examples to give students the perfect mix of historical perspective and cutting-edge information.
  • Offers strong coverage of Canadian issues and examples, examining such topics as family, education, immigration, the media, and religion.
  • Presents sophisticated material in a manner suitable for an introductory audience.

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