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Title: SOCIOLOGY


1
SOCIOLOGY
  • As adapted from Sociology, The Core by Michael
    Hughes

2
Chapter 13Social Change
  • A World of Change
  • Collective Behavior
  • Social Movements
  • Looking to the Future

3
  • Social Change
  • refers to fundamental alterations in the
    patterns of culture, structure, and social
    behavior over time

4
Social Change
  • Sources of social change
  • Physical environment
  • Population
  • Group conflict
  • Internal values and norms

5
Social Change
  • Sources of social change (continued)
  • Innovation
  • Discovery
  • Invention
  • Diffusion of cultural traits
  • Mass Media

6
Social Change
  • Evolutionary Perspective
  • Unilinear
  • Mutlilinear
  • Cyclical Perspective

7
Social Change
  • Functionalist perspective
  • Equilibrium
  • Cultural lag
  • Conflict perspective
  • Tensions between competing groups

8
Social Change
  • Information Revolution
  • Social impact
  • Automation of workplace activities
  • Concentration of power
  • Relationship alterations
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Crime
  • Digital divide

9
Social Change
  • Social Change in Developing Nations
  • Modernization
  • World system

10
Collective Behavior
  • Collective behavior
  • ways of thinking, feeling, and acting that
    develop among a large number of people that are
    relatively spontaneous and unstructured

11
Collective Behavior
  • Varieties of collective behavior
  • Rumors
  • Fashions, fads, crazes
  • Mass hysteria
  • Panic
  • Crowds

12
Collective Behavior
  • Types of Crowds
  • Casual
  • Conventional
  • Expressive
  • Acting

13
Collective Behavior
  • Shared characteristics of crowds
  • Suggestibility
  • Deindividualization
  • Invulnerability

14
Collective Behavior
  • Preconditions for collective behavior
  • 6 sequential steps (Neil Smelser)
  • Structural conduciveness
  • Structural strain
  • Growth of a generalized belief
  • Precipitating factors
  • Mobilization of participants to action
  • Critical mass
  • Operation of social control

15
Collective Behavior
  • Explanations of crowd behavior
  • Contagion theory
  • Convergence theory
  • Emergent-norm theory

16
Social Movement
  • Social movement
  • a persistent and organized effort on the part of
    a relatively large number of people to bring
    about or resist change

17
Social Movement
  • Causes of social change
  • Deprivation
  • Relative deprivation
  • Resource mobilization

18
Social Movement
  • Ideology
  • a set of ideas that provides individuals with
    conceptions of
  • purposes of a social movement
  • rationale for the movements existence
  • an indictment of existing conditions
  • design for action

19
Social Movement
  • Types of Social Movements
  • Revolutionary
  • Reform
  • Resistance
  • Expressive

20
Social Movement
  • Social revolution
  • involves the overthrow of a societys state and
    class structures and the fashioning of new social
    arrangements

21
Social Movement
  • Terrorism
  • Typically a media event
  • Suicide terrorists
  • Motivation

22
Looking to the Future
  • Futurists
  • Crisis forecasting
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