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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Hi: Gender affects occupation. H2: Age affects income. H3: Social class affects
voting behavior. H4: Religious affiliation affects attitudes toward abortion. H5:
Occupation affects income. Hypothesis 1, for example, posited that being a man
or a ...
Gender Gender is a social construction as well. If differences between men and
women were biologically determined, then they would be the same across
cultures. But they aren't. In 1935 the American anthropologist Margaret Mead
Gender has to do with the meaning that a particular society attaches to those
physical attributes. For example, long hair on women and short hair on men are
gender attributes (and may vary from society to society). 14.5 To say that
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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