The History of Social Change in America provides readers with a compelling portrait of American society and how it has changed over the years. It contains current and historical information, insightful analysis, and easy-to-read graphs.
Social change is defined as an alteration in the social order of a society. Social change may include changes in nature, social institutions, social behaviors, or social relations. A society can be influenced by numerous factors, such as natural disasters, demographics, economics, and politics. The ice age, declining birth rates, new technology, and democracy are examples of specific activities that led to major changes in society. The History of Social Change in America addresses these activities which have shaped the politics and culture of the past several decades.
Specifically, The History of Social Change in America explores recent events such as the 2016 presidential election and it discusses topics such as the rise of the computer, cyber crimes, cyberbullying, distance education, social media, the labor force and changing demographics in the United States. This one-of-a-kind resource helps readers understand the social changes that have occurred in our society over the past several decades.