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Ways of Social Change Making Sense of Modern Times

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ISBN-10: 1506306624

ISBN-13: 9781506306629

Edition: 2nd 2016

Authors: Garth M. Massey

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Garth Massey discusses the main narrative of contemporary social change and teaches the critical thinking skills needed to make sense of the changing world in the 21st Century in Ways of Social Change, Second Edition. It is organized around five major drivers of social change: science and technology, social movements, corporate power, government actions, and war. In contrast to other titles, which emphasize theories of social change, this book focuses more on describing and analyzing changes that are taking place in global society. The Second Edition features several exciting changes: the overall length of the books has been reduced by 15% while many of the boxes in Ch. 2 about research…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Garth Massey (PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington) is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wyoming where he was Director of International Studies (1998-2008) and a faculty member in Sociology (1974-2008). He has been a visiting professor at the University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (1979-80), the University of Zagreb, Yugoslavia (1986-88), the University of Godollo, Hungary (1993-4), Flinders University, Australia (2002), Truman Institute, Israel (2003), and taught in London (1998). His research has been published in the American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, and The American Sociological Review. In addition to Ways of Social Change, he authored Subsistence and Change: Lessons of…