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SOCY 1093 Comparative Social Change (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an introductory level examination of social change, viewed from a theoretical, historical, and contemporary perspective. Significant trends in the United States are analyzed within a world wide context. These issues include the following: the decline of community, the impact of technology, the globalization of the economy, the persistence of inequality, the rise of new social movements, and the end of the Cold War. A critical examination of one's role as worker, consumer, family member, and citizen is encouraged.


Instructor(s): Paul S. Gray

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Mar-14