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Exploring social change : America and the world

Author: Charles L Harper; Kevin T Leicht
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Exploring Social Change provides a compelling analysis of theories that explain social change, innovation, social movements, and revolution, and concludes with reflections about how individuals do and should live in an uncertain and rapidly changing world. Written in a personal and clear manner, the authors provide definitions of key terms and analysis of theories and ideas from the study of social change. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harper, Charles L.
Exploring social change.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
(DLC) 2017054039
(OCoLC)1013993149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Harper; Kevin T Leicht
ISBN: 9781351679930 1351679937 9781315166421 1315166429 9781351679923 1351679929 9781351679947 1351679945
OCLC Number: 1015258939
Notes: Revised edition of the authors' Exploring social change. c2011.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 416 pages)
Contents: Notes for instructors --
By way of introduction --
Explaining change --
The causes and patterns of change --
Social theory and social change --
Social change in the united states --
American social trends --
Changes in the settings of everyday life: populations, families, and work --
Economics, politics, and the american prospect --
Processes of social change --
Social movements --
American reform movements and social change --
Revolutions --
Technology, innovation, and networks --
Global change --
The emerging global system: development and globalization --
Society, environment, and change --
World futures --
Epilogue --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Charles L. Harper and Kevin T. Leicht.

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