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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On the other hand, when you choose to associate with someone because it will
help you achieve some goal, the relationship is Gesellschaft. For example, if you
hire a tutor to help you with chemistry, your specific intention in creating the ...
As you might guess from the examples given in the preceding paragraph, it
varies. Some statuses are achieved by individuals. Achieved statuses in modern
Western society might include being a spouse, sociology major, college graduate
See also mores; norms; taboos formal organization: Group created and formally
organized to achieve some specific goal or set of goals, 121. See also goal
displacement fourth estate: The press, 187 Freud, Sigmund, 162 functional:
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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