Titolo: Exploring Sociology: A Canadian Perspective,...
Casa editrice: Pearson Education Canada
Data di pubblicazione: 2009
Condizione libro: very good
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Exploring Sociology: A Canadian Perspective is a groundbreaking new text, which aims to help students think sociologically, to appreciate how such social factors as income level, gender, and minority status influence who we are and the people we become. It features the most recent statistics and sociological literature available and the most comprehensive coverage of classical and modern social theories.
Through its distinctive approach to the field, its readability, and its relevance to students? lives, Exploring Sociology: A Canadian Perspective helps develop the sociological imaginations of students by encouraging them to see sociology from multiple perspectives.
Bruce Ravelli received his Ph.D. from the University of Victoria in 1997. He has taught introductory sociology for over 20 years, and receives strong teaching evaluations from his students because of his passion for sociology, his dedication to teaching, and his commitment to high academic standards. Bruce has published articles and book chapters on Canadian culture and cross-national value differences as well as students? evaluation of teaching. He has also co-edited Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology, Third Canadian Edition, with John J. Macionis, Nijole V. Benokraitis and Peter Urmetzer, and edited Exploring Canadian Sociology: A Reader as well as co-authored the brief introduction to sociology text entitled Core Concepts in Sociology, Second In-Class Canadian Edition, with Linda Lindsey and Stephen Beach. Bruce is the co-developer of award-winning free online software that allows teachers to anonymously assess their teaching/courses at any point during a course (available at: www.toofast.ca). He offers workshops and presentations on the software and on anonymous student assessment across North America. Bruce teaches in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Royal College in Calgary.
Michelle Webber received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Her research interests lie in the sociology of education and sociology of gender. She has regularly taught introductory sociology over the last 10 years. Michelle has published articles and book chapters on feminist pedagogies, the regulation of academic work, the work of teaching assistants, the experiences of contingent faculty members, and feminist knowledges. She has co-edited Rethinking Society in the 21st Century: Critical Readings in Sociology (First and Second Editions) with Kate Bezanson. Her current research project is funded by SSHRC and is an investigation of the tenure system in social sciences faculties in Ontario universities. The research team is headed by Sandra Acker (University of Toronto, Principal Investigator) and also includes Elizabeth Smyth (University of Toronto). Michelle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brock University in Ontario.
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