4 Tutorials that teach Individuals and Modernity
Take your pick:
Individuals and Modernity

Individuals and Modernity

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will examine the individual in modern society.

See More
Introduction to Sociology

Want to study the effects of an affordable education?
Our Intro to Sociology course for only $329.

Sophia's online courses not only save you up to 80% over traditional college**, but are also eligible for credit transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.* Start a free trial now.

  • Social Character

    The typical patterns of personalities and behaviors in society at a particular historical point in time.

  • Inner-directedness

    A social character in which people are grounded in tradition and steadfastly conform to time-honored ways of doing things.

  • Other-directedness

    A social character in which people have an outward focus on making good impressions and being well-liked.

  • Postmodernity

    A stage society enters after modernity in which we move beyond modern social institutions.

  • Mass-Society

    A society where bureaucracy and the quest for material success have weakened traditional forms of social solidarity.