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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New college professors generally must endure a six-year probationary period. At
the end of this time, the quality of the professor's teaching, research, and service
work is evaluated by senior colleagues. If the accomplishments of the ...
List two of your achieved statuses. Roles Sociologists define a role as the sum
total of expectations about the behavior attached to a particular social status.
Consider my sociology class. In that social structure, my status is professor. My
role is ...
I am a sociology professor, as is my colleague Jim. I have heard students refer to
Jim as a sociology professor but refer to me as a female sociology professor. That
is a clue to the fact that in those students' minds, my status as a female "filters" ...
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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