The Progressive And Traditional Forms Of Society

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Both the Progressive and Traditional forms of society have been pivotal and influential in the development and transition of various societies. Specifically, both ideologies were highly substantial in the overall growth and development in a budding society. However, although both ideologies were critical to the overall growth and development of a society, the ideologies were substantially opposing in numerous ways. From the rate of speed for both social and technological evolution, how power was established and distributed, the methods that income was earned and viewed, the significance and role of religion in personal lives and also the social and economic structural differences, the two ideologies were dramatically opposing. However, it was these various differences that were the driving forces behind the progression and also, the demolition of countless societies. Traditional societies in the sociology frame, reference a society that is characterized by an orientation the past instead of the future. Furthermore, it shares a predominant role for both habit and custom (Ching 2015). Additionally, such societies are often categorized by both a lack of distinction between business and family and also labor division, which is influenced by factors which can include gender, age and also status (Ching 2015). Progressive societies, however, reference a society of people moved by the idea of civil liberty and reform. Moreover, these societies hold fast to the ideas…
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