Changes of the modern world
Social change is a significant alteration of social structures, the consequences and manifestations of these structures linked to the norms, values and productsthere of.
The study of social change involves the determination of the causes or factors that produce social change. The term is relevant in studies on history, economics and politics, and canrange from concepts as revolution and paradigm shift to superficial changes in a small community. The idea of progress and the idea of innovation are concepts that should be included in the analysis.Social change includes aspects such as the success or failure of various political systems and phenomena such as globalization, democratization, development and economic growth. That is, social changeis the evolution of societies, from large-scale changes to small disturbances. The study of social change is often considered a branch of sociology, but also applies to political science, economics,anthropology and many other social sciences.
Technological change makes changes that lead to replacement of products, processes, designs, techniques, etc... In the fifties andsixties we find examples of dramatic technical changes, succession of improvements, new products, processes and technology systems that led to changes in working conditions, lifestyles and productionstructures across countries. From the seventies presents a more complex situation, despite having introduced innovations associated with microelectronics and biotechnology, performance on global economicgrowth has not kept pace.
Developing countries are coming to the conclusion that to find an acceptable way of growing macroeconomic adjustment is not enough but that structural change is needed. Achange to harmonize the institutional frame work with technical change.
Enculturation is the process in which the individual culturist, i.e. the process in which human beings, since it is a...
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