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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The thing is, however, a bank cannot be your friend. The law requires banks, for
example, to treat people equally and to do such things as foreclose on mortgages
when people don't pay on time. Those are certainly not behaviors one would ...
Material and Nonmaterial Culture Culture has both material and nonmaterial
attributes. Material culture includes all those things that humans make or adapt
from the raw stuff of nature: computers, houses, forks, bulldozers, jewelry,
And so, that thing that's supposed to be guaranteed to all Americans, the freedom
to just be yourself, is a fallacious idea. And I get resentful that I have to think
about things that a lot of people, even very close white friends whose politics are
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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