For one semester junior/senior and beginning-level graduate courses in Social Change.
This introduction to social change focuses on theories that explain social change, innovation, social movements, and revolutions. The last part of the book shifts explicitly to the global level to analyze population and environmental issues and globalization. Within this framework, the book discusses topics about change and its problems familiar in sociology and social science.
Table of Contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: By Way of Introduction
Chapter 2: The Causes and Patterns of Change
Chapter 3: Social Theory and Social Change
Chapter 4: American Social Trends
Chapter 5: Change in the Settings of Everyday Life: Populations, Families, and Work
Chapter 6: Economics, Politics, and the American Prospect
Chapter 7: Social Movements
Chapter 8: American Reform Movements and Social Change
Chapter 9: Revolutions
Chapter 10: Technology, Innovation, and Networks
Chapter 11: Creating Change
Chapter 12: The Emerging Global System: Development and Globalization
Chapter 13: Society, Environment, and Change
Chapter 14: World Futures
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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-84197-4