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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H6B: Men and women tend to have different occupations. SetB H7A: Age affects
income. Hn: The very young and the very old tend to have less income than
middle-aged workers. H7C: Younger workers are more likely to earn a minimum
person might say that men tend to earn more than women because men are
more likely to be managers and women are more likely to be clerical workers. But
these data make that naive statement seem really suspect. Even if we only
It is . . . usually a competitive unity, admitting of self-assertion and various
appropriate passions; but these passions are socialized by sympathy, and come,
or tend to come, under the discipline of a common spirit. The individual will be ...
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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