How Societies Change (häftad)
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Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
184
Utgivningsdatum
2011-07-20
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2
Förlag
SAGE Publications, Inc
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illustrations
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222 x 146 x 6 mm
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317 g
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1
ISBN
9781412992565
How Societies Change (häftad)

How Societies Change

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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.
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Daniel Chirot is the Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor of International Studies and of Sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle. His most recent book is called Contested Identities: Ethnic, Religious, and Nationalist Conflicts in Todays World and was recently published by Routledge. He is the author of Modern Tyrants, published by Princeton University Press, and the co-author, with Clark McCauley, of Why Not Kill Them All? The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder, also published by Princeton. He has written several books about global social change and has authored as well as edited other books about economic history, ethnic conflict, and international politics. Chirot has served as a consultant for various foundations and NGOS working in Eastern Europe and West Africa. His research and writing has been helped by grants from, among others, the United States Institute of Peace, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He has a BA from Harvard University in Social Studies and a PhD in Sociology from Columbia University.

Innehållsförteckning

Chapter 1. Evolution and Early Human Societies Chapter 2. Agrarian Societies Chapter 3. The Rise of the West Chapter 4. The Modern Era Chapter 5. Toward a Theory of Social Change