Principles of Sociology: Canadian Perspectives, third edition, is a concise introduction to sociological theory and Canadian society. In this contributed text, experts from across Canada carefully weave core concepts and theory with the most up-to-date research, historical events, and life-course examples to create a rich learning experience. Committed to a fresh and contemporary perspective, the new and established expert contributors seamlessly integrate issues shaping Canadian society with those affecting the global community. New theme boxes explore the links between new media, technology, and social behaviours and introduce students to the latest research trends in sociology. In addition, an expanded discussion of feminist and postmodernist thought and a revamped chapter on sociological theory build on the strong foundation of previous editions. This new edition preserves the sophistication, writing style, thorough pedagogy, Canadian themes, international scope, and readability that students and professors have praised in past editions. Comprehensive and engaging, Principles of Sociology: Canadian Perspectives is the ideal resource for first-year students beginning their undergraduate studies in sociology.