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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Population Group Percentage Share fifth | 2nd highest fifth | | 23.2% Middle fifth | |
15.0% 2nd lowest fifth II 9.0% Lowest fifth | 3.6% 49.2% Figure 13.2 How the
Nation's Wealth Is Distributed Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1991.
1 Percentage of Applicants Who Are Denied Mortgages, by Income Level and
Race/ Ethnicity Source: Federal Reserve Board 1990; Michael Quint, "Mortgage
Race Data Show Gap. Fed Has Apprised Bankers of Disparity in Loan Approvals,
Another of his respondents explained it this way: "... if you can think of the mind
as having one hundred ergs of energy, and the average man uses fifty percent of
his energy dealing with the everyday problems of the world — just the general ...
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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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