SOCIAL CHANGE

a process where the general structure of a society is changed. The Industrial revolution is a good example of this. It can be the result of impersonal economic and technological forces or by the action of large groups. See cultural change; social evolution; social movement.

SOCIAL CHANGE: "Free sexual expression is another example of social change."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL CHANGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-change/ (accessed June 4, 2020).
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