Transitions in Society: The Challenge of Change

Hardcover | May 14, 2002

byColin M. Bain, Jill S. Colyer, Dennis Des Rivieres

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Trillium Listed!Transitions in Society: The Challenge of Change explores the many trends and issues in Canada's ever-changing society. This is a full-colour text written specifically for the new Grade 12 course in Ontario called Challenge and Change in Society. The unit structure mirrors the new curriculum strands: Social Change, Social Trends and Social Challenges. Each unit also examines a group of specific social science skills: Conducting research in the Social Sciences, Processing and Interpreting reseach findings, and Communicating researchfindings. Specific features include Film Society, Competing Perspectives, Focus on Issues, and Groundbreakers.

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Trillium Listed!Transitions in Society: The Challenge of Change explores the many trends and issues in Canada's ever-changing society. This is a full-colour text written specifically for the new Grade 12 course in Ontario called Challenge and Change in Society. The unit structure mirrors the new curriculum strands: Social Change, Soc...

Colin Bain: Retired teacher, Acton District HS Jill Colyer: Teacher, Kitchener Waterloo CVI Dennis Des Rivieres: Teacher, St Christopher CSS Sean Dolan: Teacher, Loyola CSS

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:May 14, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195417682

ISBN - 13:9780195417685

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Unit 1: Examining Social Change1. An Introduction to the Social Sciences2. Explanation of Social Change3. Forces that Cause Social Change4. Technology and Social ChangeUnit 2: Social Trends5. The Baby Boom and Echo6. Trends Relating to Fertility and Fecundity7. Trends Relating to the Life CycleUnit 3: Social Change8. Health and Wellness Challenges9. Prejudice and Discrimination10. Global Challenges