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."
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