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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... in the first two columns, check out the relationship between demographic group
and overall median income: This table shows that, overall, men tend to earn more
than women, and whites tend to earn more than African Americans. b.
This is true. Income tends to rise with educational level regardless of race or
gender. For each row (for example, white males, African American males, and so
on), you can look across from left to right. As you move from "Fewer than 9" to "1 6
Difference Between Median Incomes of High School and College Graduates
White males African American males White females African American females
$21,674 $15,690 $16,115 $17,384 ♢A* * v i * However, these raw numbers can
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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
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