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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... between people and groups and on the ways people from one group may
exploit people from another group. Those who adopt the symbolic interactionist
paradigm tend to look at how ideas emerge from social interaction and then affect
For example, people might begin to accept "virtual interaction"— not just in the
economic arena but in a variety of situations. Virtual education and perhaps even
virtual religion might become commonplace. But if all this virtual interaction did ...
The only real difference between the two environments was the amount of social
interaction experienced by the children. In the prison nursery the infants were
cared for mostly by their own mothers. In the foundling home six nurses cared for
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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