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Social Change and Technology

How do you think life in the United States will change in the next 10 years?

How might the Internet be involved in the changes?

How do you think sociologists might use the Internet to study life in the United States? Name 3 specific ways.

Be sure to reference any sources used

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task you are being asked to reflect on the impact the internet might have to 'life' in the US in the next decade. Remember that this is an exercise of sociological imagination. Your professor is asking you to imagine how the technology might impact life further. I suggest keeping your answers brief but drawn from your own reality so that you can relate your ideas to experience. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Life in the US - 100 words
2. Internet involvement - 100 words
3. Sociological utilization - 150 words

This is an opinion piece but it will be good to draw from other published sources as well. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Good luck with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Social Change

The notion of social change refers to the way society is altered. Whether for good or bad (development or degradation) is manifested in the change in social systems, behavior of people, social dynamics and relationship and the essence of what truly makes a society tick (i.e. culture, beliefs, traditions, practices). The nature of society is that it is subject to change. Society is dynamic as it reacts to the context of the times - what is going on, the concerns of the people, the issues confronting society, the situation of the environment, etc. The ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of social change and anticipated future changes in American society, with a particular focus on the impact of the internet. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.