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Ecological-Evolutionary Theory and Societal Transformation in Post-Communist Europe

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Lenski, Gerhard

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Abstract Ecological-evolutionary theory offers a distinctive perspective on societal change, ie, it draws attention to the enormous & revolutionary power of technological innovations as a source of change. In this light, some implications for European postcommunist societies in the context of transformation are considered. Ecological-evolutionary theory also offers a distinctive perspective on human nature; implications of this are discussed.
Classification General Concepts, Major Hypotheses and Major Theories in the Social Sciences; Macrosociology, Analysis of Whole Societies
Free Keywords Social Change; Postcommunist Societies; Eastern Europe; Ecological Models; Evolutionary Theories; societal transformation, postcommunist Europe, ecological-evolutionary theory perspective;
Document language English
Publication Year 1996
Page/Pages p. 149-156
Journal Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review, 4 (1996) 2
Status Published Version; reviewed
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications