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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shared vocabulary to other works by sociologists and to discussions of how these
concepts applied to the real world. ... It was as Peter Berger had promised in his
Invitation to Sociology: "It is not the excitement of coming upon the totally ...
THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: READINGS IN SOCIOLOGY Created to serve as a
companion to the text, The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology, this
reader, The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology, includes classic
Core Concepts in Sociology Lisa J. McIntyre. ownership might result in an
increase in handgun deaths — kids playing with guns, panicked homeowners
shooting neighbors stumbling around in the middle of the night, and so on.
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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