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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Status inconsistent generally involves a situation in which a person with a
particular ascribed status achieves an inconsistent status. For example, status
inconsistency frequently exists when a woman (ascribed status) goes to work as
a truck ...
Verbal rejection ("antilocution"): using derogatory nouns ("epithets") to refer to
people in particular groups; telling jokes that put down entire groups of people 2.
Avoidance: avoiding interaction with people from particular groups 3.
See also resocialization socialization, anticipatory: The process of learning about
the role requirements of a particular status prior to actually acquiring that status,
155 society: The totality of people and social relations in a given geographic ...
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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