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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W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1 963) was higfily critical of the race system in the United
States. Born in Great Barrington, MA, William Edward Burghardt (W. E. B.) Du
Bois was the first person of African descent to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard ...
tion) scheme that divided people into five racial categories: Caucasian,
Mongolian, Malay, American, and Ethiopian or African. Although Blumenbach did
not make much of racial differences (instead he stressed the essential unity of ...
In the United States, persons of European, African, and North American ancestry
are divided into three races: white, black, and Native American. In Mexico,
however, the same population would be divided into at least six groups: Negro (
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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