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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Surely the mysteries of the more immediate social world could be similarly
resolved? Technology, Urbanization, and Social Upheaval And so it was that by
the end of the eighteenth century, the traditional view of the social world came to
be as ...
Then, through the science of sociology especially, social harmony would be
restored. Scientific sociologists would be the experts on the earthly social world,
just as astronomers were the experts on the heavens. Sociologists would use ...
THE FUNCTIONALIST PARADIGM Sociologists who work from a functionalist
paradigm tend to share three major assumptions about the nature of the social
world: 1. Within a particular society, there is a great deal of consensus about what
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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