Fr. 69.00

How Societies Change

English · Paperback / Softback

Shipping usually within 1 to 3 weeks (not available at short notice)


Read more

Informationen zum Autor Daniel Chirot is the Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor of International Studies and of Sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle. His most recent book is called Contested Identities: Ethnic, Religious, and Nationalist Conflicts in Today's World and was recently published by Routledge. He is the author of Modern Tyrants, published by Princeton University Press, and the co-author, with Clark McCauley, of Why Not Kill Them All? The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder, also published by Princeton. He has written several books about global social change and has authored as well as edited other books about economic history, ethnic conflict, and international politics. Chirot has served as a consultant for various foundations and NGOS working in Eastern Europe and West Africa. His research and writing has been helped by grants from, among others, the United States Institute of Peace, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He has a BA from Harvard University in Social Studies and a PhD in Sociology from Columbia University. Klappentext An exploration of how societies have changed over the past five thousand years. The discussion focuses on the idea that industrial societies, despite their great success, have created a new set of recurring and unsolved problems which will serve as a major impetus for further social change. Zusammenfassung A timely second edition of this popular exploration of the evolution of human society. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chapter 1. Evolution and Early Human Societies Chapter 2. Agrarian Societies Chapter 3. The Rise of the West Chapter 4. The Modern Era Chapter 5. Toward a Theory of Social Change

Product details

Authors Daniel Chirot
Publisher Sage Publications Ltd
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 30.09.2011
EAN 9781412992565
ISBN 978-1-4129-9256-5
No. of pages 184
Series Sociology for a New Century Series
Sociology for a New Century
Sociology for a New Century Series
Sociology for a New Century
Subject Social sciences, law, business > Law > Public law, administrative procedural law, constitutional procedural law

Customer reviews

No reviews have been written for this item yet. Write the first review and be helpful to other users when they decide on a purchase.

Write a review

Thumbs up or thumbs down? Write your own review.

For messages to please use the contact form.

The input fields marked * are obligatory

By submitting this form you agree to our data privacy statement.