-- See Also Industrial revolution Here are entered works on the complex of radical socioeconomic changes that are brought about when extensive mechanization of production systems results in an abrupt shift from home-based hand manufacturing to large-scale factory production. Works on the gradual development of industry and the organization of production as industries are entered under Industrialization.
-- See Also Rural conditions Here are entered works on the social conditions of rural areas. Popular works on living in the country and works on manners and customs in rural areas are entered under Country life. Popular works on farms and works on manners and customs on farms are entered under Farm life. Theoretical works on the social organization of rural areas are entered under Sociology, Rural. --subdivision Rural conditions under names of countries, etc., for works on the conditions of rural areas in those places discussed collectively
-- See Also Social change Here are entered works on the theory of social change as well as social change in particular places. Works on the history of social structures, institutions, interaction, stability, problems, change, etc., treated collectively are entered under Social history or under the name of a place with the subdivision Social conditions.
-- See Also Social policy Here are entered works on the perspectives, activities, and principles that guide how a society regulates the relationships among individuals, groups, communities, and institutions and the distribution of resources. Works on systematic procedures for achieving social goals and managing available resources to attain social change are entered under Social planning. --subdivision Social policy under names of countries, cities, etc.
-- See Also Technology and civilization Here are entered works on the role of technology in the history and development of civilization. Works on the impact of technology on modern society are entered under Technology--Social aspects.