Sociology Matters offers a concise introduction to Sociology with thorough, balanced coverage of the major theoretical perspectives; it emphasizes real-world application and enables students to see the relevance of sociological concepts to their everyday lives.
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
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