Exploring Social Change: Process and Context by Bridgette WesselsExploring Social Change: Process and Context by Bridgette Wessels

Exploring Social Change: Process and Context

byBridgette Wessels

Paperback | October 24, 2014

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A critical introduction to the key processes and contexts of social change in contemporary society, combining a thorough grounding of key theorists with hot topics such the media, the environment and new technologies - ideal for students across the social sciences.

Bridgette Wessels is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Director of the Centre of Interdisciplinary Research in Socio-digital Worlds at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her research and writing focuses on social change and the innovation and use of digital services in everyday life.
Title:Exploring Social Change: Process and ContextFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.53 inPublished:October 24, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361056

ISBN - 13:9780230361058

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Exploring Social Change.- 3. Key Periods of Change.- 4. Exploring Dimensions of Change.- 5. Everyday Life and Social Change.- 6. Work, Production and Social Change.- 7. Social Change and Consumerism.- 8. The Creative and Cultural Industries.- 9. Changes in Communication.- 10. Difference, Diversity and Contesting Power.- 11. Conclusion.