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The social movements that affect our world today


Lecture number:
21
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Course:
Soc 101 - Introduction to Sociology
Edition:
1

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SOC101 1nd Edition Lecture 21 Outline of Current Lecture I Social Change and the Environment II What is Social Change III Social Change A shift in the characteristics of culture and society Four Social Revolutions Humans domesticated plants and animals 11 050 BCE Invented the plow 8 000 BCE Invented the steam engine early 1700s AD Invented the microchip 1949 AD Gemeinschaft to Gesellschaft IV V Community to Society Gemeinschaft lives are built around reciprocal obligations Gesellschaft human relationships are less personal and indirect rationally constructed in the interest of efficiency Industrial Revolution and Capitalism Modernization the transformation of traditional societies into industrial societies Karl Marx Max Weber Social Movements These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Social movements often reveal the cutting edge of social change VI Conflict Power and Global Politics VII Geopolitics politics particularly international relations influenced by geography A G7 Plus A coalition of 8 countries formed after WWII Russia was originally not part of this group but was later added to align power and divide global areas of dominance B 4 Threats to the G7 Plus Conflict within Resurgence of China Ethnic rivalries and conflicts Smoldering embers of the Cold War C The Growing Relevance of Africa Untapped Markets AFRICOM VIII Theories and Processes of Social Change A Evolutionary Unilinear all societies follow the same path each evolves from simpler to more complex Lewis Morgan 1877 3 Stages savagery barbarism and civilization Multilinear Different routes lead to the same stage of development Cultural progress VIV Cyclical Theories Civilizations are like biological organisms Arnold Toynbee 1946 Each civilization faces challenges to its existence Oswald Spengler 1926 1928 The Decline of the West IX Conflict over Power and Resources Marx s Dialectical process



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