(noun) A socioeconomic system based on the development of large-scale industries particularly inexpensive manufactured goods and mechanized food production concentrated in urban areas.
Example: The socioeconomic system of the United States.
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- Industrialsm is a primary subsistence strategy along with agriculture; horticulture; hunting and gathering; pastoralism; and slash-and-burn.
- Also called industrialization.
- An (noun) industrialist (verb) industrializes an (noun) industry to become more (adjective) industrial or (adjective) industrialistic.
- Casey, Catherine. 1995. Work, Self, and Society: After Industrialism. London: Routledge.
- Cochran, Thomas C. 1981. Frontiers of Change: Early Industrialism in America. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Esping-Andersen, Gosta. 1993. Changing Classes Stratification and Mobility in Post-Industrial Societies. London: Sage Publications.
- Hays, Samuel P. 1995. The Response to Industrialism: 1885-1914. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- Jaher, Frederic Cople. 1968. The Age of Industrialism in America: Essays in Social Structure and Cultural Values. New York: Free Press.
- McLaughlin, Andrew. 1993. Regarding Nature: Industrialism and Deep Ecology. New York: State University of New York Press.
- cultural ecology
- cultural environment
- hunting and gathering
- physical environment
- slash and burn
- subsistence strategy
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