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 ...
Recall our very first hypothesis: Gender affects occupation. When we set up that
hypothesis, we posited a relationship between gender and occupation. To put it
another way, we posited that men and women are likely to have different sorts of
indeed a relationship between gender and occupation in the real world. Before
we can test our hypothesis, however, we must create something called an
operational definition for each of our variables. Many people call this
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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