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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So, in the abstract, positive relationships look like this: f" independent variable —
> T dependent variable That is, as the independent variable goes faster, or gets
bigger, or becomes more important, the dependent variable goes faster, or gets ...
(1987, 62) responses, we can not only identify the norms but get a sense of how
important they are. TYPES OF NORMS Having observed lots of norm violations
and responses to norm violators in many societies, social scientists realized that
Table 13.2 High School Teachers' Goals and Students' Learning Experiences, by
Track What teachers say are their most important goals for their students High
Track Low Track Ability to reason logically, in all subject areas. Logical thought ...
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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