Social Change and Modernization final

Social Change and Modernization final - Social Change and...

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Social Change and Modernization SOC/120 Jamie Jordan July 28, 2011 Christine Teramoto
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The definition of social change is in essence a general term, referring to a change in the nature of the social institutions, the actual social behavior, or the social relations of societies, a community of people, or other social structure. This can also be an event such as modernization, or an innovation that affects a group of individuals that have shared values or characteristic. In the health care system there have been some dramatic innovations in the social changes from the past to today. In the past people who were severely ill were placed in institutes with poorly trained help, where they were either over or under medicated. Medication and care were not monitored. The well being of patients was not the fore thought but the amount of money the institute would receive from the state and or families were the goal. Now days there are hospice and facilities that are regulated by each state and specific laws. Care givers must go to courses and programs to care for
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course SOC 120 AAAA0OHHG4 taught by Professor Lyndacable during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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