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.
Results 1-3 of 24
This suggests as well that because I am a woman professor, these students may
be tempted to treat me differently than they treat Jim and they expect me to act
differently than they expect Jim to act. To the degree that students see me as a ...
In an open system of stratification, we would expect to see a great deal of
intragenerational or career mobility — people should have opportunities to work
their way up (or down). And we would also expect a great deal of intergen-
The teachers' expectations of the low-track students are quite low; it is as if they
expect the students only to learn to be obedient, to be respectful of authority, and
to do their work— period. They expect much more from the high-track students—
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - scholz - LibraryThing
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