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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If you cannot remember what this concept means, now would be a good time to
review the first page of that chapter.) As I show in table 10.1, depending on their
social statuses (that is, their places in the social structure of society), parents tend
These findings are illustrative of what social scientists generally discover when
they study socialization. As they raise their children, parents whose social status
is relatively low typically value obedience to authority, neatness (for example, ...
Social scientists have extensively documented that parents' social class has a
tremendous effect on their children's life chances. Simply put, people have a
greater chance of succeeding in life if their parents are not poor. In what respects
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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