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 a class-based system, then, we would expect to see a great deal of all kinds of
mobility — vertical and horizontal, intragenerational and intergen- erational. The
degree to which that is true in real life (as opposed to theory) is something we ...
Social Mobility, Social Structure, and Social Change Ponder Alexis de
Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French historian, political scientist, and lawyer.
After touring the United States in the early 1830s, Tocqueville published his
thoughts about ...
See also intergenerational mobility; mobility, social; vertical mobility Hughes,
Everett C, 117 Hull House, 23 Hyde, J. S.,47 hypothesis: A testable statement
about the relationship between two or more variables, 54-56 I and Me: G. H.
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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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