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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1 3.1 Can you think of any other examples of the Matthew effect? Explaining
Social Stratification Most people end up in a class position that is the same as or
close to the one occupied by their parents. Another way to state this is to say that
Answers and Discussion 13.1 I first read about the Matthew effect in a book by
Robert Merton entitled Sociological Ambivalence and Other Essays ( 1 976). At
one point in the book, Merton made reference to the Thomas theorem. (As you
See also collective conscience; organic solidarity Meier, Robert, 202 Merton,
Robert K, 30-31; on deviance, 166- 169, 170; on discrimination, 223-224. See
also goal displacement; Matthew effect mesomorph: An individual with a
physique that ...
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