Examples of social change include the industrial revolution, the abolition of slavery, the civil rights movement and the women's suffrage movement. Social change is defined as a considerable, lasting change in the way a ... More »

Racism, violence in schools, drug abuse, unemployment, hunger and unfair labor conditions are examples of social issues in the United States. Typically, social issues result from factors beyond an individual's control an... More »

Social inequality means the difference in status, resources, income and power that exists within a society and between different societies. Such disparity results from socially defining characteristics such as gender, et... More »

In sociology, social change refers to a change of mechanisms within a social structure. Social change is characterized by changes such as rules of behavior, values, social organizations and cultural symbols. The term "so... More »

There are various factors of social change that lead to changes in social order, such as the physical environment, population changes, isolation and contact, social structure, attitudes and values, and technological fact... More »

Examples of injustice in the world include the oppression of cultural and religious groups throughout the world, widespread economic and social inequality, the infanticide of baby girls in India and China, violence again... More »

Examples of social facilitation are two cyclists competing to outpace the other, soccer players performing well for their teams and children competing in a fishing tournament with an audience. While some people suffer an... More »