Assignment Future of Modernization

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Running head: FUTURE OF MODERNIZATION 1 Assignment: Future of Modernization Paper Stephanie Cockle SOC 120 April 14, 2011 John Torres
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FUTURE OF MODERNIZATION 2 Assignment: Future of Modernization Paper Modernization manifests itself in the United States society because people are growing, families are reproducing and communities are growing. Karl Marx believed that tension and conflict drove society from one ere to another. As history shows just as Karl Marx said social conflict from inequality would force changes in every society (Macionis, 2006). Society is very competitive and people are always trying to do better than those before them. Society is separated by class, although not always intentional, it happens because those with more money do not like to be around lower class citizens. Areas that do not have a large amount of money are not kept up as well, often dirty and this is not a place that a lot of people what to be around. This is the kind of scenario that causes segregation of societies. Modernization is likely to continue in the United States because time continues to change things. As technology continues to advance and science changes life as people know it will change. The United States is a bit behind some other countries so as a country the United States does have some catching up to do. Modernization will continue for some time in the United States. Although some people think the United States is on the top of the food chain, so-to- speak, we actually are not. The United States has come a long way from the time that our ancestors grew up in. Migration was occurring and millions of people came here from rural
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