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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Institutions Are Generally Unplanned; They Develop Gradually 133 Institutions
Are Inherently Conservative; They Change, ... 155 Resocialization and Total
Institutions 156 Box: Ponder 157 Chapter Review 157 Stop and Review: Answers
See social institution institutional, total. See total institution institutional
discrimination: Discriminatory treatment of certain people that is built into the
social system; individuals who carry out institutional disCTimination may not
intend to ...
See also Gemeinschaft; Gesellschaft total institution: Erving Goffman's term for a
place of "residence and work where a large number of like-situated individuals,
cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an ...
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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