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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Eventually, however, the mantle of the discipline was taken up by a scholar
named Emile Durkheim. The Origins of Modern Sociology in France: Emile
Durkheim Like many of his contemporaries, Emile Ehirkheim6 was alarmed by
the chaos ...
In such a society, Durkheim suggested, with a very simple division of labor,
people's work would be alike, and so would the ... Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)
to abandon his plans to become a sociologist because "sociology leads to
From Suicide (1897) and The Rules of the Sociological Method (1904) EMILE
DURKHEIM What Is a Social Fact? Sociological method as we practice it rests
wholly on the basic principle that social facts must be studied as things, that is, ...
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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