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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Not wanting to become a historical also-ran, Darwin rushed his On the Origin of
Species into print even though he believed it to be incomplete. For the rest of his
life, Darwin referred to his work as a mere abstract. Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)
Similarly, in the early nineteenth century, engineers believed that buildings could
not be constructed more than a few stories high. But the skeptics among them,
working with technology and the laws of physics, designed the immense ...
First Students believed to be "average" by their teachers Students believed to be
"sputters" by their teachers Second Grade Level Third Figure 13.4 Spurters' and
Average Students' Gains on Intelligence Test Performance Source: Adapted ...
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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