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Introduction to Sociology - 2nd Canadian Edition

Author: William Little, Ron McGivern
Subject: Sociology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: BCcampus
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Introduction to Sociology adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts/ foundational scholars/ and emerging theories/ we have incorporated section reviews with engaging questions/ discussions that help students apply the sociological imagination/ and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. Although this text can be modified and reorganized to suit your needs/ the standard version is organized so that topics are introduced conceptually/ with relevant/ everyday experiences.For the student/ this book is based on the teaching and research experience of numerous sociologists. In today's global socially networked world/ the topic of Sociology is more relevant than ever before. We hope that through this book/ students will learn how simple/ everyday human actions and interactions can change the world. In this book/ you will find applications of Sociology concepts that are relevant/ current/ and balanced. For instructors/ this text is intended for a one-semester introductory course and includes these features: Sociological Research: Highlights specific current and relevant research studies. Sociology in the Real World: Ties chapter content to student life and discusses sociology in terms of the everyday. Big Picture: Features present sociological concepts at a national or international level. Case Study: Describes real-life people whose experiences relate to chapter content. Social Policy and Debate: Discusses political issues that relate to chapter content. Section Summaries distill the information in each section for both students and instructors down to key/ concise points addressed in the section. Key Terms are bold and are followed by a definition in context. Definitions of key terms are also listed in the Key Terms/ which appears at the end of each chapter. Section Quizzes provide opportunities to apply and test the information students learn throughout each section. Both multiple-choice and short-response questions feature a variety of question types and range of difficulty. Further Research: This feature helps students further explore the section topic and offers related research topics that could be explored.

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