Unformatted text preview: industrial societies. C. Differentiation and Modernization The primary characteristic of modernization is differentiation . A few institutions that provided broad ranging services to the citizenry characterized premodern societies. Modern societies consist of a variety of specialized institutions. D. Development: An Internal Process Modernization theory views development as an internal process in each society (generally perceived of as nation-states.) They often view each case as independent of the others....
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