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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The thing is, however, a bank cannot be your friend. The law requires banks, for
example, to treat people equally and to do such things as foreclose on mortgages
when people don't pay on time. Those are certainly not behaviors one would ...
When they hear such things in lectures or read them in articles or books assigned
in sociology classes, some students react as if the professor (me) is trying to pull
a fast one: How can it be true that there is still salary discrimination based on ...
Material and Nonmaterial Culture Culture has both material and nonmaterial
attributes. ies all those things that humans make or ad raw stuff of nature:
computers, houses, forks, bulldozers, jewelry, telephones, socks, bologna
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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