2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOAN 360 - Cultural and Social Change


This course focuses on sociological theories on cultural and social change and examples of change from across the world. Topics covered include modernization theory and its critics, world systems and dependency approaches to change, development and underdevelopment. Interactions between technological change and social and cultural change are analyzed. Dimensions and consequences of globalization are explored with examples from Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America as well as the US. Writing Option. (Group I) (Diversity)