About the authors primary adapting author william

This preview shows page 683 - 686 out of 732 pages.

About the AuthorsPrimary Adapting Author – William Little, PhDDr. William Little is an adjunct assistant professor in Sociology at the University of Victoria where he has taughtsociology since 1996. He is also an open learning faculty member in Sociology and Anthropology at Thompson RiversUniversity. He has taught online open learning courses at TRU since 2011. Dr. Little’s research interests includecontemporary social theory, media and popular culture, political violence and neonazism, and the biopolitics of healingpractices. His work on neonazism and violence has been published inNew German Critique,theJournal for Cultural andReligious Theory,and in several edited collections.Contributing Adapting Author – Ron McGivernRon McGivern is the senior lecturer in Sociology and Associate Dean of Arts at Thompson Rivers University in BritishColumbia. His work focuses on applied sociology, social marketing, and policy analysis. Mr. McGivern is a championof open access, open learning, and open scholarship. Most of his courses incorporate free open textbooks or openeducational resources in place of published texts. When not “committing sociology”, Mr. McGivern is working on hishobby farm trying to keep up with chickens, ducks, sheep, steers, horses, and grandchildren.673
OpenStax CollegeFaculty ContributorsNathan Keirns, Zane State CollegeEric Strayer, Hartnell CollegeHeather Griffiths, Fayetteville State UniversitySusan Cody-Rydzewski, Georgia Perimeter CollegeGail Scaramuzzo, Lackawanna CollegeTommy Sadler, Union UniversitySally Vyain, Ivy Tech Community College674INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY - 1ST CANADIAN EDITION
1st Canadian Edition ChangesSignificant changes to the text are listed below. However, there may be numerous smaller changes between the originaltextbook and this 1st Canadian edition that are not significant enough to warrant inclusion on this list, i.e., changing ameasurement from imperial to metric.Chapter 1FiguresFigure 1.1 changedAdded new figure 1.2Added figures 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.15Introduction to SociologyAdded information about Vancouver hockey riotsWhat is Sociology?Enhanced definition of Sociology with Dorothy Smith referenceSociety and CultureEnhanced and expandedwith micro- and macro- definitionsSociological ImaginationEnhanced and expanded section on to include reference to C. Wright Mills, obesity rates in Canada.Studying PatternsAdded information about reificationRemoved information about U.S. housing crisis and Food Stamp Use in the U.S.Added in reference to CBC program The Current and information about aboriginal incarceration ratesinCanadaRemoved title Studying Part and Whole and merged with Studying Patterns sectionRemoved reference to the practice of religionRemoved section on Individual- Society Connections675

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 732 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Spring
Professor
dev
Tags
Sociology, OpenStax College, Canadian Edition

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture