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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It is external to the individual (it exists outside of him or her and would still exist
even if the individual claimed it did not exist). Does this norm have coercive
power? Yes. Imagine that you wanted to go to class in the nude. Wouldn't there
Sociologists use the term stratification to refer to the different social strata that
exist in society. People in higher strata receive greater rewards than do people in
lower strata. Sociological Upper class Middle class Working class Lower class ...
The Me is the self as an object (as perceived to be seen by others); the I is one's
unique response to a situation, 147-150 ideal types: A methodological strategy
made famous by Max Weber. An ideal type is an "analytic construct" (it exists only
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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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