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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As you might guess, sociologists tend to ask different kinds of questions about
their subject matter depending on the paradigm or perspective they hold. Those
who have adopted the functionalist or consensus perspective tend to focus on
H6B: Men and women tend to have different occupations. SetB H7A: Age affects
income. Htb: The very young and the very old tend to have less income than
middle-aged workers. H7C: Younger workers are more likely to earn a minimum
It is . . . usually a competitive unity, admitting of self-assertion and various
appropriate passions; but these passions are socialized by sympathy, and come,
or tend to come, under the discipline of a common spirit. The individual will be ...
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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