Sociology Matters7th Edition
By Richard T. Schaefer
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• Offers a concise introduction to the discipline of sociology.
• Features the author’s characteristic straightforward style, a streamlined design, and highly focused coverage, making it the perfect affordable and concise introductory text for instructors who use a variety of materials in their course.
• Emphasizes real-world applications, enabling students to see the relevance of sociological concepts to contemporary issues, events, and everyday life.
Chapter 1 The Sociological View
Chapter 2 Culture and Socialization
Chapter 3 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure
Chapter 4 Deviance and Social Control
Chapter 5 Stratification in the United States and Global Inequality
Chapter 6 Inequality by Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 7 Inequality by Gender
Chapter 8 Social Institutions: Family and Religion
Chapter 9 Social Institutions: Education, Government, and the Economy
Chapter 10 Population, Community, Health, and the Environment
Chapter 11 Social Movements, Social Change, and Technology