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However, workers feared that machines would make their skills obsolete and resisted the push toward “progress.” 4) Some changes matter more than others. Some changes (such as clothing fads) have only passing significance; others (like the invention of computers) have already changed the world. Will the Information Revolution turn out to be as important as the Industrial Revolution? Like the automobile and television, computers have both positive and negative effects, providing new kinds of jobs while eliminating old ones, linking people in global electronic networks while isolating people in offices, offering vast amounts of information while threatening personal privacy.
Chapter 16. Answer should include the definitions of emergence, coalescence, bureaucratization, and decline.
Question 14 40 / 40 pts (TCOs 3, 4, and 6) List and describe the stages that societies go through in Lenski’s sociocultural evolution. Your Answer:

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