The scientific revolution encouraged people to think for themselves, analyze society and reconsider previous beliefs about the world. This led to a diminished capacity of politicians and religious leaders to influence th... More »

The Industrial Revolution resulted in more efficient production processes, cheaper goods, increases in job opportunities and improved quality of life. On the other hand, the Industrial Revolution encouraged environmental... More »

The Scientific Revolution in Europe lasted from 1550 to 1700, approximately from the lifetimes of Nicholas Copernicus to Sir Isaac Newton. The movement marked advances in science and mathematics after the Renaissance and... More »

Unemployment causes widespread poverty, increased crime rates, political instability, exploitation of labor and reduced economic development in the society. Unemployment may also lead to psychological problems, such as m... More »

Mass media communication negatively affects society by controlling and constructing the images that are seen. According to Business Insider, six corporations control over 90 percent of the media. Consequently, these corp... More »

The National Crime Prevention Council reports that it is important to tolerate diversity because it prevents discrimination and conflicts, enhances personal and professional relationships, promotes equality, allows peopl... More »

The primary difference between a community and a society is that a community is limited to a specific geographic location, but a society can be made up of people who live in different places. Another difference is that a... More »