Sociology Matters

Sociology Matters

by SCHAEFER

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Overview

Richard T. Schaefer's Sociology Matters is a concise introduction to the discipline of sociology. Schaefer’s characteristic straightforward style, a streamlined design, and highly focused coverage make it the perfect affordable, ultra-brief, introductory text for instructors who use a variety of materials in their course.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260493030
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Custom
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

BRIEF CONTENTS


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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