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Becoming modern : individual change in six developing countries / Alex Inkeles and David H. Smith.

; Smith, David Horton, author
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1974.
ISBN 0674063759

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Other Authors Smith, David Horton,
Subjects Civilisation -- 1950-
Civilización moderna, 1950 ****
Civilization, Modern -- 1950-
Civilization, Modern.
Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Developing countries.
Enquêtes sociales.
Entwicklungsländer.
Ontwikkeling (psychologie)
Pays en voie de développement -- Conditions sociales.
Social history.
Social surveys -- Developing countries.
Social surveys.
Sociologie -- Méthodologie.
Sociología -- Metodología.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Sozialer Wandel.
Vernieuwing.
Description xi, 437 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes "Written under the auspices of the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-363) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Toward a definition of the modern man -- The research design and sample structure -- The conduct of the fieldwork -- Two case studies -- Constructing the OM scale: an overall measure of modernity -- The content of OM: the concept of individual modernity reexamined int he light of empirical evidence -- The social correlates of individual modernity -- The school as a context for modernization -- Modernity and the mass media -- The factory as a school in modernity -- Factory modernity -- The role of agricultural cooperatives -- Urban nonindustrial employment -- The quantity and quality of urban experience -- Rural versus urban origin -- Home and school background -- The behavioral manifestations of individual modernity -- An overview: the relative and total impact of the explanatory variables -- The process of individual modernization -- Summary and conclusions on the social significance of individual modernization.
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1119381
(OCoLC)ocm01119381
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Inkeles, Alex, 1920-
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