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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This suggests as well that because I am a woman professor, these students may
be tempted to treat me differently than they treat Jim and they expect me to act
differently than they expect Jim to act. To the degree that students see me as a ...
The higher the parents' social status, the more they expect behaviors of their
children that would prepare them for taking on higher social statuses. Thus, for
example, intellectual curiosity is more valued than being a good student by
Students (and their parents) are willing to go into debt to pay tuition because they
expect that down the road the investment will pay off in better jobs that, among
other things, pay higher salaries. The fact of the matter is, however, that
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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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