Study Guide for Brym/Lie's Sociology: Your Compass for a New World, 3rd / Edition 3

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This student study tool contains learning objectives, a list of key terms with page references to the text, detailed chapter outlines, study activities, learning objectives, InfoTrac discussion exercises, Internet exercises, and practice tests consisting of 25-30 multiple choice questions, 10-15 true-false questions, 5-10 short answer questions, 5 essay questions. All multiple-choice, true-false, short answer, and essay questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495008378
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/22/2006
  • Edition description: Signed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert J. Brym is Professor and Associate Chair (Undergraduate) of the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He has published widely on politics and social movements in Canada, Russia, and the Middle East. His most recent books are New Society, 7th edition (2014) and Society in Question, 7th edition (2014), both published by Nelson. He has served as editor of several scholarly journals and won numerous awards for his teaching and scholarly work. Brym recently completed a project on state and collective violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the results of which were published in Social Forces, the British Journal of Sociology, and elsewhere. He is currently conducting research on the democracy movement in the Middle East and North Africa.

John Lie was born in South Korea, grew up in Japan and Hawaii, and attended Harvard University. Currently Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, he has taught at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Harvard University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States, as well as at universities in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and New Zealand. His main research interests are comparative macrosociology and comparative race and ethnic relations. He has taught introductory sociology classes ranging in size from three to over seven hundred students in several countries, and hopes that this book will stimulate readers' sociological imagination.

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Table of Contents

A Sociological Compass     1
How Sociologists Do Research     24
Culture     44
Socialization     62
Social Interaction     81
Social Collectivities: Groups to Societies     97
Deviance and Crime     115
Stratification: United States and Global Perspectives     135
Globalization, Inequality, and Development     155
Race and Ethnicity     174
Sexuality and Gender     197
Sociology of the Body: Disability, Aging, and Death     218
Work and the Economy     235
Politics     257
Families     278
Religion     300
Education     316
The Mass Media     335
Health and Medicine     352
Population and Urbanization     372
Collective Action and Social Movements     390
Technology and the Global Environment     408
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