The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
Using a conceptual organizing framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition, is a concise introduction to sociology that focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Written in a lively, conversational style, McIntyre uses numerous pedagogical features to help students grasp key sociological concepts.
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Ferdinand Tonnies (1855-1936) was one of the first German sociologists. The
Origins of Modern Sociology in Germany: Ferdinand Tonnies, Max Weber, and
Karl Marx As Durkheim was resolving the paradox of dependency in France, ...
A* Max Weber (1864- 1920) explored and expanded Tonnies' ideas about
people's motivations for acting. the rules of the relationship. If John believed that
he was your best friend (a Gemeinschaft relationship), he would take it as a
Second, Marx's work had a tremendous impact on sociology because of its
influence on Max Weber. Weber was still in school when Marx died, but he came
of age in an era when Marx's ideas were hotly debated in Germany. Indeed, it
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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