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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Discrimination It is crucial to distinguish between prejudice and stereotypes on
the one hand and discrimination on the other. Prejudice and stereotypes involve
attitudes and beliefs; discrimination involves behavior. Moreover, there is no ...
The apartment house owner who refuses to rent to someone because of his or
her race, religion, or whatever is practicing individual discrimination. Institutional
discrimination involves a denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals ...
discrimination that occur at the institutional level or, when they occur at the
individual level, are consistent with institutional patterns of discrimination. When
an African American tells an anti- white joke, it is as discriminatory as when a
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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