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Long-Term Social Change (Half-Term)

SOC 509

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This six-week seminar explores the sources and dimensions of long-term change in contemporary society and the agenda for relevant sociological work on those questions. The six sessions focus on the following topics 1) the changing structure of capitalism; 2) climate change; 3) changes in communication and information technology, including the rise of artificial intelligence; 4) changes in population, family structure, and values; 5) immigration, race, and diversity; and 6) democratic breakdown and backsliding.
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Section S01