SOCY 7321X Dynamics of Modernity and Globalization
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 723.
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3 hours; 3 credits
History, sociology, and ideas that led to the formation, structures, and processes of modern societies. Critical frameworks of understanding processes of social change and the role of social actors, institutions and structures as dynamic aspects of modernization and modernity. Local, regional, national, and global impacts of processes of modernity such as industrialization, modern national state-formation, dependency, globalization, economic fragmentation and emerging cultural identities. Future and prospects of modernity.