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Welcome to your Social Change reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
European Societies by This title looks at the European model in historical perspective, commonalities and intra-European exchange, and characteristics of the European social structure.
Call Number: 306.094 MAU
Publication Date: 2010
The World by What is the world of the 21st century like now that the centralityof the West is no longer given? How were the societies and culturesof today's world together with their interconnections forged, andwhat is driving human society in our times? In short, what is thestate of the world today as we enter the second decade of the 21stcentury? This is the first book which deals with planetary human societyas whole. It is a beginner's guide to the world after the West andafter globalization, compact, portable, and jargon-free. It isaimed at everybody who, even with experience, has kept a beginner'scuriosity of the world, to everybody who does not know everythingthey want to know about it, about the good, the evil, and thesalvation of the world. It lays bare the socio-cultural geology of the world, its majorcivilizations, its historical waves of globalization, itsfamily-sex-gender systems, and its pathways to modernity. It outlines the dynamics of the world, its basic drives, thecontours of its most important global and sub-globalprocesses. It presents the big team players on the world stage, populousas well as rich countries, missions and movements as wellcorporations and cities. It traces the life-courses of men and women on all thecontinents, from their birth and childhood to their old age, andtheir funeral.
Call Number: 301.09051 THE
Publication Date: 2011
A Concise History of World Population by This fifth edition of the essential history of world population is updated with the most recent and significant scholarship on the topic. Reworked sections analyze the impact of environmental and climate change, discuss declining fertility in developing nations, and track the continuing impact of HIV-AIDS. Central themes updated and revised to take account of new scholarship Includes new sections on theories of migration in pre-history Expands discussion of low fertility rates in developing Asian and Latin American countries Fuller coverage of population and environmental change, including the effects of climate change Bibliographic updates include weblinks to key scientific journals
Call Number: 304.6 LIV + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
The Age of Migration by See companion website for list of very useful websites on migration http://www.age-of-migration.com/uk/resources/weblinks.html#six
Call Number: 329.05 HAA
Publication Date: 2019