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Research Guide: Sociology

Courses

SOCI 100, SOCI 103, SOCI 210

 


Books

The textbooks that follow represent the most current physical holdings available in the library for your particular course. This list, however, should not be considered exhaustive, so make sure to visit the library catalogue to explore the many other valuable resources that the library has to offer.

 

Sociology 100 Library Resources Library Call Number
Blau, Judith R., ed. (2004) The Blackwell Companion to Sociology. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. HM 585 .B53 2004
Brym, Robert J.(1995). New Society: Sociology for the 21st Century. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada. HM 51 .B78 1995
Jenkins, R. (2002). Foundations of Sociology: Towards a Better Understanding of the Human World. New York : Palgrave. HM 585 .J464 2002
Kivisto, Peter. (1998). Key Ideas in Sociology. Thousand Oaks, California: Pine Forge Press. HM 19 .K519 1998
Macionis, John J. (2011) Sociology. Toronto : Pearson Canada. HM 586 .M325 2011
Schaefer, Richard T. (2009). Sociology: A Brief Introduction. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson. HM 586 .S324 2009
Tepperman, Lorne and James Curtis, eds. (2004) Sociology: A Canadian Perspective. Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press. HM 586 .S636 2004

 

Sociology 103 Library Resources Library Call Number
Clement, Wallace. (2008). Canada’s rights revolution : social movements and social change, 1937-82. . Vancouver: UBC Press. JC 599 .C3C54 2008
Curtis, James, and Edward Grabb. eds. (1999). Social Inequality in Canada: Patterns, Problems, and Policies. 3th ed. Scarborough, Ont. : Prentice-Hall Canada. HN 110 .Z9S6 1999
Hiller, Harry H. (2000). Canadian Society: A Macro Analysis. 4th ed. Toronto, ON : Prentice Hall Canada. FC 97 .H55 2000
Kallen, Evelyn. (2004). Social Inequality and Social Injustice: A Human Rights Perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. HM 821 .K35 2003

 

Sociology 210 Library Resources Library Call Number
Kendall, Diana E. (2003). Sociology in our Times. Toronto : Nelson. HM 585 .B53 2004
McDaniel, Susan. A. (2004). Close Relations: An Introduction to the Sociology of Families. Toronto : Pearson Prentice Hall. HQ 560 .M28 2004
Ritzer, George. (2004). The McDonaldization of society . Thousand Oaks, Calif. Pine Forge Press. HM 706 .R58 2004
Steckley, John. (2010). Elements of Sociology: A Critical Canadian Introduction. Canada : Oxford University Press. HM 586 .S84 2010
Tepperman, Lorne and James Curtis, eds. (2004) Sociology: A Canadian Perspective. Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press. HM 586 .S636 2004

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Citation Guidelines for Writing in Sociology

All essays written for Sociology courses use the American Psychological Association (or APA) rules for formatting. Updated links to APA standards for typical sources can be found the Citation Style Guides page. For a more comprehensive understanding of APA citation, handbooks are available for your reference in the library.

 


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