Social Studies course aims to create a common culture in schools in order to raise the ideal citizens needed by the society. The content of the textbooks prepared in line with the goals of raising awareness, empowerment, and inclusion of citizens is also important in this regard. The content of the textbooks varies according to the curriculum. In this study, the 7th grade social studies textbook prepared by Gültekin, Akpınar, Nohutcu, Özerdoğan ve Aygün, (2019 according to the 2018 curriculum was examined in terms of recruiting the family and compared with the 1973, 2000 and 7th edition social studies textbooks prepared according to the previous social studies curricula. The textbooks examined were subjected to document analysis using qualitative research method. In general, it was revealed that the 2019 edition social studies textbook is different from the 1973, 2000 and 2015 edition social studies textbooks in terms of addressing the family. In the 2019 edition 7th grade social studies textbook, it was determined that the subjects that are more compatible with the logic of social studies such as citizenship information, current issues, communication, media and economy are dominant and that the family is included more in the known sense. In this respect, it can be said that the social studies course of the 2019 edition 7th grade social studies textbook concur with the ideal citizen raising logic. It is seen that the curriculum, education policies and the perception of the family have a positive effect on the textbook. Despite their positive aspects, the subject of the family was not sufficiently included in the transfer of subjects such as natural disasters and population in the textbook.
Keywords:Turkey, Educational Programs, Social Studies, 7th Grade Social Studies Textbook, Family, Content Exchange