Modernization The Humanist Response to Its Promise and Problems by Richard L. Rubenstein

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  • Sociology,
  • Technology and civilization,
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ISBN 100892260157
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Ronald Inglehart argues that economic development, cultural change, and political change go together in coherent and even, to some extent, predictable patterns.

This is a controversial claim. It implies that some trajectories of socioeconomic change are more likely than others--and consequently that certain changes are foreseeable.

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Modernization is a continuous and open-ended process. Historically, the span of time over which it has occurred must be measured in centuries, although there are examples of accelerated modernization. In either case, modernization is not a once-and-for-all-time achievement.

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In the words of one of the major proponents, "Historically, modernization is the process of change towards those types of social, economic, and. This book, or virtual book, is the product of a kind of crowdsourcing effort.

Modernization. Modernization describes the processes that increase the amount of specialization and differentiation of structure in societies resulting in the move from an undeveloped society to developed, technologically driven society (Irwin ).

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MODERNIZATION AND COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SOCIETIES modernized' societies on the basis of the extent to which tools and in- animate sources of power are utilized.

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