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Sociology in our times

Author
Lothian Murray, Jane, 1960-
Title
Sociology in our times / Jane Lothian Murray (University of Winnipeg), Rick Linden (University of Manitoba), Diana Kendall (Baylor University).
Format
Book
Edition
Seventh Canadian edition.
Published
Toronto, Ontario : Nelson Education, [2017]
Description
xxiv, 645 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm
Other contributors
Linden, Rick.
Kendall, Diana.
Notes
Revision of: Kendall, Diana Elizabeth. Sociology in our times.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 606-627) and indexes.
Contents
  • Part One: Studying Society. The Sociological Perspective
  • Sociological Research
  • Part Two: The Nature of Social Life. Culture
  • Socialization
  • Society, Social Structure, and Interaction
  • Families
  • Groups and Organizations
  • Part Three: Social Differences and Social Inequality. Crime and Deviance
  • Social Class and Stratification in Canada
  • Global Stratification
  • Ethnic Relations and Race
  • Gender
  • Part Four: Social Institutions. Sex, Sexualities, and Intimate Relationships
  • Aging
  • Health, Healthcare, and Disability
  • Education
  • Religion
  • Mass Media
  • Part Five: Social Dynamics and Social Change. The Economy and Work
  • Sociology and the Environment
  • Collective Behaviour, Social Movements, and Social Change.
Summary
"Sociology in Our Times is a popular introductory sociology text used at both colleges and universities. Sociology in Our Times systematically frames each chapter in the text with each of the five main theoretical perspectives: functionalist, conflict, feminist, symbolic interactionist, and postmodernist."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Sociology--Textbooks.
Sociology--Canada--Textbooks.
Kinsey subjects
Sociology.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
120 L67 s6 2017
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute