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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Some students in the back row are making a lot of noise. (This strikes at the Me,
which should be obeyed because I am the professor!) 2. I want to yell at them! (
Thaf s the I's reaction to being "dissed.") 3. But, I think, how will that make Me look
Everybody knows that, and thaf s why money is believed to be the great equalizer
. Although it is the basis of the conventional understanding of capitalism, the idea
that a dollar is a dollar is misleading. In reality, some people's dollars cost more ...
Mr. X: Thaf s just it; they don't go in for respectable business; they are only in the
movie business or run night clubs. (1954, 13-14) Thus, as Allport concludes,
prejudices have a way of "slithering around" the facts in order to find ways of ...
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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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