Chapter 18:. Social Change. What to Expect in This Chapter. What is Social Change? Sources of Social Change Theories of Social Change Evolutionary Theory Conflict Theory Functionalist Theory Cyclical Theory Modernization and Global Social Change Social Change in the United States.
Social change refers to “...any modification in the social organization of a society in any of its social institutions or social roles”
Internal sources of social change are those factors that originate within a specific society that singly or in combination with other factors produce alterations in social institutions and social structure.
External sources of social change are events that originate outside of a society to bring about change to social institutions or structuresSources of Social Change
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