Sociology: A Brief Introduction 14 9781260259285 Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful student-friendly program includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. The approachable material encourages students to develop their sociological imaginations and start to think like a sociologist. Paired with McGraw Hill Connect®, a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology's three theoretical frameworks to the world around them.
Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Sociology: A Brief Introduction

14th Edition
By Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN10: 1260259285
ISBN13: 9781260259285
Copyright: 2022
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1 Understanding Sociology 
2 Sociological Research 
3 Culture 
4 Socialization and the Life Course 
5 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure 
6 Mass Media and Social Media 
7 Deviance, Crime, and Social Control 
8 Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States 
9 Global Inequality 
10 Racial and Ethnic Inequality 
11 Stratification by Gender and Sexuality
12 The Family and Household Diversity 
13 Education and Religion 
14 Government and the Economy
15 Health, Population, and the Environment 
16 Social Change in the Global Community

Name Index 
Subject Index 
Applications of Sociology’s Major Theoretical Perspectives
Coverage of Race and Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Class 

About the Author

Richard T. Schaefer

Richard T. Schaefer received a B.A. in sociology from Northwestern University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Dr. Schaefer became a professor of sociology and now teaches at DePaul University in Chicago. In 2004, he was named to the Vincent DePaul professorship in recognition of his undergraduate teaching and scholarship. He has taught introductory sociology for more than 35 years to students in colleges, adult education programs, nursing programs, and a maximum-security prison. Dr. Schaefer is the author of numerous sociology textbooks; his articles and book reviews have appeared in many journals, including the American Journal of Sociology, Phylon: A Review of Race and Culture, Contemporary Sociology, Sociology and Social Research, Sociological Quarterly, and Teaching Sociology.