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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Resocialization and Total Institutions Most socialization processes take place in
the context of everyday life — in our families and peer groups, in school, in the
workplace. But in some cases, socialization takes place in what sociologists call ...
See social institution institutional, total. See total institution institutional
discrimination: Discriminatory treatment of certain people that is built into the
social system; individuals who carry out institutional discrimination may not
intend to ...
See also Gemeinschafi; Gesellschaft total institution: Erving Goffman's term for a
place of "residence and work where a large number of like-situated individuals,
cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an ...
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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