Current Conditions and the Coming of the Information Society

4.1 Define the Information society and outline the differences between an information economy, an industrial economy and an agricultural economy

4.2 Evaluate the implications for social welfare of an information economy, combined with the environmental crisis and globalization

4.3 Explain how resource depletion and population growth create problems and pressures that impact social welfare issues

4.4 Outline the changes in social institutions that are associated with the transition to an information society

4.5 Assess how changes brought about by industrialization and shifts in today's workforce have affected social welfare

4.6 Discuss the social welfare implications of the transition to an information economy

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