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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... or Subject Matter 38 Theoretical Perspectives (Paradigms): Functionalist,
Conflict, and Symbolic Interactionist 38 The Functionalist Paradigm 38 The
Conflict Paradigm 39 The Symbolic Interactionist Paradigm 39 Which Paradigm
Theoretical Perspectives (Paradigms): Functionalist, Conflict, and Symbolic
Interactionist A more abstract way to divide up the discipline or field of sociology
is in terms of theoretical perspectives, or paradigms (pronounced "PAIR-a-dimes"
THE SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PARADIGM Symbolic interactionists are
sometimes called social constructionists because of their interest in how people
construct their own social worlds. The kinds of questions that symbolic
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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