sociology- social change presentation

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Lindsay Fitzpatrick Ashley Gutierrez Allysen Kerr Samantha Maynard Keri Miller Bianca Orfanos
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Anderson and Taylor Define it As. .. the alteration of social interaction, institutions, stratification systems, and elements of culture over time
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Microchange s and
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1. Social Change is Uneven 2. The Onset and Consequences of Social Change are often unforeseen 3. Social Change Often Creates Conflict 4. The Direction of Social Change is NOT Random
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Functionalist theory Evolutionary theories Uni-dimensional theory Multidimensional theory Conflict theories and Karl Marx Central idea : social groups will have competing interests regardless of how they are defined. Conflict is an inherent part of the social scene in any society.
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Pitrim Sorokin (1941) and Theodore Caplow (1991) argued that societies proceed through three phases or cycles: 1. Idealistic culture : society wrestles with the tension between the ideal and the practical 1. Ideational culture : emphasizes faith and new forms of spirituality as a phase in social change 1. Sensate culture : stresses practical approaches to reality, and involves the
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What is Globalization? Nations of the world are no longer separate and independent societies Ex: The development of the euro a common currency Magnifies cultural differences Futurist Marshall McLuhan and the “global village” meaning one single homogeneous culture
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states that global development is a
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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