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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(Chagnon 1977, 4-7) It could certainly be argued that Chagnon's experiences
were extreme, that most social scientists do not venture into such exotic locales.
But one does not have to go very far to experience the shock of cultural
RESPONSES TO ANOMIE Some people in society may not experience any
disjuncture between goals and means. For example, for some people hard work
may indeed lead to success.6 In other cases, even when they keep running into ...
Recognizing the effects of the drug frequently came as a result of interaction with
more experienced users: "I didn't get high the first time. ... I don't think I held it in
long enough Probably let it out, you know, you're a little afraid. The second time I
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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