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Social Change

Social Change

Tim Jordan (Editor), Steve Pile (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-23311-4

May 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

360 pages

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$157.95

Description

This textbook introduces debates about the nature and meaning of social change, offering a new way of thinking about the processes of change, and reconsidering the roles played by time and space.

  • Introduces students to debates about social change.
  • Presents an original and in depth interpretation of social change.
  • Includes readings that present a wide range of international case studies.
  • Develops students' skills of textual analysis.
  • Forms part of a four-book series on sociology and society.

For more information about this book and the Sociology & Society series, visit the accompanying website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/ou

Preface.

Social Change: Introduction:Tim Jordan And Steve Pile.

1. Social Change And City Life: Steve Pile.

2. Contesting Times: Conflicting Histories In Post-Colonial Contexts: Tony Bennett.

3. From Industrial To Information Society: Peter Hamilton.

4. New Media And Time–Space Configuration: Hugh Mackay.

5. Up Close And Personal: The Changing Face Of Intimacy: Kath Woodward.

6. The Regulation Of The Self: Mitchell Dean.

7. Totalities And Multiplicities: Thinking About Social Change: Tim Jordan.

Readings In Social Change.

Acknowledgements.

Index.


  • Introduces students to debates about social change.

  • Presents an original and in depth interpretation of social change.
  • Includes readings that present a wide range of international case studies.
  • Develops students' skills of textual analysis.
  • Forms part of a four-book series on sociology and society.

For more information about this book and the Sociology & Society series, visit the accompanying website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/ou