Exploring Social Change: America and the World

Paperback | October 20, 2010

byCharles L. Harper, Kevin T. Leicht

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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.

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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 las...

Charles Harper, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at Creighton University. His academic interests include social change, globalization, religion, environmental sociology, social theory, and food issues. His publications include journal articles related to those interests, and he has published university-level texts including Environmen...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:October 20, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205748082

ISBN - 13:9780205748082

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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