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Exploring Social Change: America and the World / Edition 6

Exploring Social Change: America and the World / Edition 6

by Charles L. Harper
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    ISBN-13: 2900205748081
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Publication date: 11/03/2010
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 432
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Charles L. Harper is an emeritus professor of sociology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. As a member of the faculty there since 1968, he developed and taught numerous courses in the sociology department. Dr. Harper’s teaching and scholarly interests included the study of social change, globalization, the sociology of religion, social theory, and environmental sociology. He has published papers in a variety of academic journals.

    Kevin T. Leicht is professor of sociology and department chair at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research examines the relationship between globalization, economic change, and social inequality in a variety of contexts. His work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces and the Academy of Management Journal, and he is the former editor of The Sociological Quarterly and Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Currently he serves as president-elect of the Midwest Sociological Society.

    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: The Emerging Global System: Development and Globalization Chapter 12: Society, Environment, and Change Chapter 14: World Futures

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