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The Resource How societies change, Daniel Chirot

How societies change, Daniel Chirot

Label
How societies change
Title
How societies change
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Chirot
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of how societies have changed over the past five thousand years. The discussion focuses on the idea that industrial societies, despite their great success, have created a new set of recurring and unsolved problems which will serve as a major impetus for further social change
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chirot, Daniel
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN358
LC item number
.C45 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sociology for a new century series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social change
  • Social evolution
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Social change
  • Social evolution
Label
How societies change, Daniel Chirot
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-154) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Evolution and early human societies : Physical and cultural evolution: differences and similarities ; Causes of change in early societies ; From collecting, hunting, and fishing to agriculture -- Agrarian societies : The invention of the state ; Class status, and force: increasing inequality and making it hereditary ; Nomads, migrants, and other raiders ; Great cultures: the moral basis of agrarian civilizations ; The problem of administration and the cycle of political decay and reconstruction ; The conservatism of village life ; The demographic cycle in agrarian societies ; The potential for rapid innovation: the importance of peripheries ; The limits of analogy: societies are not species, and cultural evolution is not biological -- The rise of the West : Europe's ecological advantages ; Religious discordance and political stalemate: the basis for western rationalization ; Science, knowledge, and exploration in China and Western Europe ; The growth of European empires and the transformation of the economy ; Overcoming the agrarian population cycle ; The invention of nationalism and its consequences ; The legitimation of commerce: the ideological basis of the Industrial Revolution -- The Modern era : Industrial cycles ; Internal and international social consequences of modernization and industrial cycles ; Economic class and political power in modern societies ; Political ideologies and protests: two centuries of revolutions ; The unending effort to adapt to modernity ; Ecological pressures persist -- Toward a theory of social change : Why change occurs ; The new or the old?: The paradox of institutional resistance to change ; Freedom or control?: The dilemma of the modern era
Control code
869282296
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 165 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781483349152
Lccn
2011002696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
3646230
Other physical details
maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781452224466
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869282296
Label
How societies change, Daniel Chirot
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-154) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Evolution and early human societies : Physical and cultural evolution: differences and similarities ; Causes of change in early societies ; From collecting, hunting, and fishing to agriculture -- Agrarian societies : The invention of the state ; Class status, and force: increasing inequality and making it hereditary ; Nomads, migrants, and other raiders ; Great cultures: the moral basis of agrarian civilizations ; The problem of administration and the cycle of political decay and reconstruction ; The conservatism of village life ; The demographic cycle in agrarian societies ; The potential for rapid innovation: the importance of peripheries ; The limits of analogy: societies are not species, and cultural evolution is not biological -- The rise of the West : Europe's ecological advantages ; Religious discordance and political stalemate: the basis for western rationalization ; Science, knowledge, and exploration in China and Western Europe ; The growth of European empires and the transformation of the economy ; Overcoming the agrarian population cycle ; The invention of nationalism and its consequences ; The legitimation of commerce: the ideological basis of the Industrial Revolution -- The Modern era : Industrial cycles ; Internal and international social consequences of modernization and industrial cycles ; Economic class and political power in modern societies ; Political ideologies and protests: two centuries of revolutions ; The unending effort to adapt to modernity ; Ecological pressures persist -- Toward a theory of social change : Why change occurs ; The new or the old?: The paradox of institutional resistance to change ; Freedom or control?: The dilemma of the modern era
Control code
869282296
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 165 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781483349152
Lccn
2011002696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
3646230
Other physical details
maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781452224466
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869282296

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