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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Eventually, however, the mantle of the discipline was taken up by a scholar
named Emile Durkheim. The Origins of Modern Sociology in France: Emile
Durkheim Like many of his contemporaries, Emile Durkheim6 was alarmed by
the chaos he ...
From Suicide (1897) and The Rules of the Sociological Method (1904) EMILE
DURKHEIM What Is a Social Fact? Sociological method as we practice it rests
wholly on the basic principle that social facts must be studied as things, that is, ...
THE COLLECTIVE CONSCIENCE AND STRUCTURAL STRAIN Emile Durkheim
was one of the first to look for the causes of deviance in terms of social rather
than individual factors. In his early research Durkheim focused on the act of
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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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