09 - ModernizationandDevelopment 16:30

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Modernization and Development 16:30 Multiple choice drawn from facts from the reading Keesing-what are the basic elements he has in the def. of culture Covered in lecture also 10 paragraph questions, only have to do 2, more detail, more opinion Modernization theory Approaches 1 o End of WW2, cold war-state of socialism as an economic alternative o Optimism associated with decolonization o Related, the hopes for democratic development (Seymour martin lipset’s  celebrated formulation: “the more well-to =-do and nation the greater the  chances that it will sustain democracy”) o Faith in capacity for science and engineering to change society and  control nature – better communications, better transport, better crops, etc. Approaches 2 o Dominant persperctive o Development involves moving from traditional to modern society. Modern: industrial development, new values; democracy and or orderl 
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course ASIA 150 taught by Professor Hewison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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