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- ECHOS OF AN EMPIRE. Hoelterhoff, Manuela // Conde Nast Traveler;Aug2004, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p104
Describes the socio-political and cultural changes in four countries in Eastern Europe. Czech Republic; Slovakia; Slovenia; Hungary.
- CULTURE CHANGE. Kebede, Messay // Meaning & Development;1994, p135
An introduction to chapter four of the book "Meaning and Development" is presented, which explores the problem of culture change and why, how and under what conditions it fails to occur.
- Can the Past and the Future Coexist? Brown, Matthew // Independent Review;Winter2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p439
Discusses the need for cultural preservation and of the past. Inevitability of the in societies; Impact of change on societies; Emergence of issues and debates regarding the past.
- Environment and culture change in Neolithic Southeast China. Tianlong Jiao // Antiquity;Sep2006, Vol. 80 Issue 309, p615
How did the Neolithic begin and develop in Southeast China? The author uses a highly detailed sequence of changes in sea-level, climate and vegetation to provide the back-drop -- and some explanations -- for the distinctive maritime community of the Taiwan Strait, whose descendants are thought...
- INSIDE THE DRAGON CHINA. Hessler, Peter // National Geographic;May2008, Vol. 213 Issue 5, p34
The author reports on the changes which have occurred in China over the years. The author's personal experiences and the lessons he learned about China from his students are discussed. Changes which have occurred in the Chinese economy from the 1980s to 2008 are discussed. Changes which have...
- War, Peace, and "the System": Three Perspectives. Adams, Paul // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Sep1991, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p75
Social workers have sometimes seen war as part of a larger system and as linked to other forms of violence or social evil. This article considers three kinds of analysis which identify different systems (capitalism, paa triarchy, and exterminism), see the links in different ways, and lead to...
- How Tradition Encounters Change? ï¿½ On the Place of Tradition in the Sociological Discourse on Social Change. Kempny, Marian // Polish Sociological Review;1996, Issue 113, p3
The objective of the article is to explicate and substantiate the claim that phenomena subsumed by sociologists und cultural anthropologists under the concept of 'tradition' do not stand in opposition to change but may actually generate processes which transform cultural reality. At the same...
- Jï¿½n Lajciak and his Sociological Inspiration. Tur?an, L'udov�t // Sociologia;Jun1996, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p271
The article informs that semitologist J. Laj&cbreve;iak's work is not voluminous and his original manuscripts were lost. Nevertheless, his ideas preserved in the book "Slovakia and Culture," are penetrating and modem in many respects. Though Laj&cbreve;iak was an exceptionally gifted...
- UMRISSE EINER THEORIE DES KULTURUNTERGANGES. Keiter, Friedrich // KÃ¶lner Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie;1952/1953, Vol. 5, p432
The article examines theories pertaining to the concept of "Kulturuntergang" (decline of culture). The author differentiates between an experiential decline in culture such as human emotional responses to social change and subjectivity, and a factual decline in culture, which involves statistics...