Exploring Social Change: America and the World / Edition 6

Exploring Social Change: America and the World / Edition 6

by Charles L. Harper, Kevin T. Leicht
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205748082

ISBN-13: 9780205748082

Pub. Date: 11/03/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

For one semester junior/senior and beginning-level graduate courses in Social Change. An introduction to social change that highlights theories on key topics including social change, innovation, social movements, and revolutions. Exploring Social Change: America and the World 6e is a comprehensive introduction to social change. The last part of the book

Overview

For one semester junior/senior and beginning-level graduate courses in Social Change. An introduction to social change that highlights theories on key topics including social change, innovation, social movements, and revolutions. Exploring Social Change: America and the World 6e is a comprehensive introduction to social change. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205748082
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/03/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
166,098
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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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