The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
The Practical Skeptic, a concise introduction to sociology, focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Lisa McIntyre's straightforward, lively style and her emphasis on critical thinking make this an engaging and user-friendly text for students of all levels. Through this conversational narrative, students are able to grasp key sociological concepts and learn the essential lesson that there is much that goes on in the social world that escapes the sociologically untrained eye.
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Rites of Passage
Status Quo and Social Change
Stratiﬁcation and lnequality
Social Mobility and Open Versus Closed
The Matthew Effect
with an Institution in One Society Frequently
How Socialization Works
The Social Construction of Minority
What to Do with What Youve Learned?
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