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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Gender affects occupation. H2: Age affects income. H3: Social class affects voting
behavior. H4: Religious affiliation affects attitudes toward abortion. H5:
Occupation affects income. Hypothesis 1, for example, posited that being a man
or a ...
Today sociologists frequently distinguish between sex differences (the physical
and biological differences between males and females) and gender differences (
which have to do with social expectations about how males and females ought to
Gender has to do with the meaning that a particular society attaches to those
physical attributes. For example, long hair on women and short hair on men are
gender attributes (and may vary from society to society). 1 4.5 To say that
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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