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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... Durkheim 12 Excerpt: Emile Durkheim, from Suicide (1897) and The Rules of
the Sociological Method (1904) 14 The Origins of Modern Sociology in Germany:
Ferdinand Tonnies, Max Weber, and Karl Marx 16 Excerpt: Ferdinand Tonnies, ...
Ferdinand Tonnies (1855-1936) was one of the first German sociologists. The
Origins of Modern Sociology in Germany: Ferdinand Tonnies, Max Weber, and
Karl Marx As Durkheim was resolving the paradox of dependency in France, ...
From Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft (1887) FERDINAND TONNIES All intimate,
private, and exclusive living together, so we discover, is understood as life in
Gemeinschaft (community). Gesellschaft (society) is public life — it is the world
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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