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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explorers visited India in the mid-sixteenth century, they were very impressed by
the fact that each person was born into a particular subgroup and was more or
less allowed to interact only with people from the same subgroup. The many ...
who are prejudiced practice discrimination, not all people who practice
discrimination are prejudiced. Cells 1 and 4 represent the people whose
behavior is consistent with their beliefs. Cell 1 represents that person who is
prejudiced and does ...
context that we can make sense of statements like "the white male is the most
persecuted person in the United States" — a nonsensical statement in the light of
empirical reality:1 If s still a statistical piece of cake being a white man, at least in
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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