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5:4 Industrial and Post-Industrial Societies 1. Define industrialized society. Society that is dependent upon science & technology to produce its basic goods & services Brings with it a change away from simple, traditional technology, toward the application of scientific knowledge to create more complex technological devices EX: steam engine, electrical power in manufacturing, computer 2. What is mechanization? Intensive animal & human labor is replced by power-driven machines 3. What are some basic changes that occur? These machines are operated by wage earners who produce goods for sale on the market -farmers are now able to produce enough food to support themselves and many others -surplus of flood allows people to move away from farms & villages, adding to growing population in large cities Urbanization 4. How does the family change? Economic activities once carried out in the home, move to the factory Education of the young which centered on teaching farming in agricultural societies, moves from home to the formal school; industrial society requires a more broadly educated & trained labor force, so young people can no longer be prepared for the work force by their families

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