The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology

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McGraw HIll, 2002 - Social Science - 330 pages
Using a conceptual framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: READINGS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition includes classic sociological research writings as well as recent pieces on fascinating topics of interest to students. It is the ideal companion to McIntyre’s text, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition or other sociology texts.

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I've always wanted to use this book to teach Introductroy Sociology. It is more clever, more interesting than the typical introductory textbook. The Teacher's guide is a set of out-of-the-ordinary exercises, rather than the usual lecture outlines and sample exam questions. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Lisa J. McIntyre is associate professor in sociology at Washington State University. She received the PhD in sociology from The University of Chicago. She is the author of three books including "The Public Defender: The Practice of Law in the Shadows of Repute"; "Law in the Sociological Enterprise" and "The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology" and the editor of "The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology". With Marvin Sussman, McIntyre edited "Families and Law". An enthusiastic teacher and popular lecturer, McIntyre is a winner of Washington State University's William F. Mullen Teaching Medal and numerous departmental teaching awards. Her central research focus is on how law and social behavior interact.

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