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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The Thomas theorem articulated the sociological finding that had escaped many
nonsociolog- ical observers. If one truly wants to understand why people do the
things they do, one must take into account not only what is really going on in a ...
See also Thomas Theorem self-sufficiency. See society serial monogamy, 139n
SES: Socioeconomic status. Sociologists' shorthand for the multiple factors that
go into determining one's overall status in the social system. See social class sex,
See also folkways; mores; norms Taebel, Del, 199 Tawney, R. H., 198
technological change, 10-11, 23, 137 theocracy: Rule by God, or God's
representatives, 138 Thomas, Dorothy, 215 Thomas, W. I., 3 Thomas Theorem: "If
people define ...
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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