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Modernity

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 100
Professor
Debra Pentecost
Semester
Fall

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Modernity September-24-12 Further Revolutions (1700s, 'The Enlightenment', modernity) Industrial  Steam power  Factories  Urbanization Political  Notion of 'human rights'  Democracy  Mass (male) suffrage Economic  Capitalism  Colonialism/Imperialism Social  Decline of feudal system  Secularization  Individualism  Nation-states (p 153)? Modernity  Social patterns resulting from industrialization Modernization  Process of social change begun by industrialization Ferdinand Tonnies The Loss of Community With modernization: Loss of Gemeinschaft (human community) Rise of Gesellschaft  Rise of individualism - relating on basis of self-interest  Western societies: rootless & impersonal  Has become affluent, social health of modern societies in decline (eg: Dubai) Emile Durkheim The Division of Labor Increased division of labor (specialized economic activity)  Traditional societies: perform much the same activities Mechanical solidarity: society held together by common moral sentiments  Community based o
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