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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On the other hand, when you choose to associate with someone because it will
help you achieve some goal, the relationship is Gesellschaft. For example, if you
hire a tutor to help you with chemistry, your specific intention in creating the ...
Glossary/Index achieved status: A status earned by the individual through his or
her own efforts. In the United States, bank robber, college professor, carpenter,
and husband are achieved statuses, 112. See also ascribed status; social status
See also mores; norms; taboos formal organization: Group created and formally
organized to achieve some specific goal or set of goals, 121. See also goal
displacement fourth estate: The press, 187 Freud, Sigmund, 162 functional:
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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