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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Social Mobility and Open Versus Closed Systems At the most abstract level,
sociologists distinguish between open and closed stratification systems. The
distinction depends on the amount of social mobility that the system allows.
Core Concepts in Sociology Lisa J. McIntyre. tional mobility. Intragenerational
mobility — or career mobility — has to do with the mobility that occurs within a
person's lifetime. For example, a woman who starts her life in poverty and grows
up to ...
Mary Beth, on the other hand, is less vulnerable to economic disaster because
toilets, sinks, and the like are not luxuries in society. If they break, people have to
get them fixed. 12.2 a. Vertical mobility occurs when someone goes up or down ...
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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