eBook Sociology Reference Guide: The Elements of Social Change, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834897
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834896
  • DDC: 303.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 89 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume presents a broad survey of what constitutes modern experience and the major institutions for structural change in society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Characteristics of Modernity.
2: Modernity & Progress.
3: Weber & the Rational Society.
4: Toennies & the Loss of Community.
5: Causes of Social Change.
6: Modernity & the Individual.
7: Alienation.
8: Modernity & Class Society.
9: Social Institutions in Postmodern Society.
10: Progress & the Post-Modern Society.
11: Science & Technology in the Postmodern Society.
12: Cultural Conflict in Postmodern Society.
13: Postmodernity, Personal Freedom, & Social Responsibility.