9780195429985

Starting Points A sociological journey

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195429985

  • ISBN10:

    0195429982

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-09
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Distinctly Canadian, Starting Points is an exciting new introduction to sociology. This indigenous, single-authored text builds on concepts and theories introduced at the beginning of each chapter, moving from historical figures and founding principles to the most current research, literature,and key sociologists working today. Highlighting significant individuals in the development of sociological thought, this book seeks to remind students that the study of sociology was built upon the diligence of particular people working in particular moments in time. Examining Canadian andinternational social phenomena and trends, this text provides a comprehensive examination of why studying sociology is important and how it applies to daily life. Current, engaging, and comprehensive, Starting Points helps students develop a solid foundation to the study of sociology.

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