Society

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A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.wikipedia
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Social science

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In the social sciences, a larger society often exhibits stratification or dominance patterns in subgroups.
Social science is a category of academic disciplines concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

Human

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The great apes have always been more (Bonobo, Homo, Pan) or less (Gorilla, Pongo) social animals, so Robinson Crusoe-like situations are either fictions or unusual corner cases to the ubiquity of social context for humans, who fall between presocial and eusocial in the spectrum of animal ethology.
Social interactions between humans have established an extremely wide variety of values, social norms, and rituals, which together undergird human society.

Sociality

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The great apes have always been more (Bonobo, Homo, Pan) or less (Gorilla, Pongo) social animals, so Robinson Crusoe-like situations are either fictions or unusual corner cases to the ubiquity of social context for humans, who fall between presocial and eusocial in the spectrum of animal ethology.
Sociality is the degree to which individuals in an animal population tend to associate in social groups (gregariousness) and form cooperative societies.

Sociology

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Sociologist Peter L. Berger defines society as "...a human product, and nothing but a human product, that yet continuously acts upon its producers."
Sociology is a study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction and culture of everyday life.

Culture

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Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships (social relations) between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent of members.
Culture is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities and habits of the individuals in these groups.

Neolithic Revolution

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Hunter-gatherer tribes settled around seasonal food stocks to become agrarian villages.
During the next millennia it would transform the small and mobile groups of hunter-gatherers that had hitherto dominated human pre-history into sedentary (non-nomadic) societies based in built-up villages and towns.

Institution

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Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships (social relations) between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent of members.
The term "institution" commonly applies to both informal institutions such as customs, or behavior patterns important to a society, and to particular formal institutions created by entities such as the government and public services.

Social group

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A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Societies are social groups that differ according to subsistence strategies, the ways that humans use technology to provide needs for themselves.
For example, a society can be viewed as a large social group.

Band society

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As a result, they do not build permanent villages or create a wide variety of artifacts, and usually only form small groups such as bands and tribes.
A band society, sometimes called a camp or, in older usage, a horde, is the simplest form of human society.

Information society

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Although the concept of information society has been under discussion since the 1930s, in the modern world it is almost always applied to the manner in which information technologies have impacted society and culture.
An information society is a society where the creation, distribution, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity.

Social exclusion

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Here policies are directed towards promoting an open and competitive digital economy, research into information and communication technologies, as well as their application to improve social inclusion, public services, and quality of life.
Social exclusion, marginalization or social marginalisation is the social disadvantage and relegation to the fringe of society.

Western culture

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The development of the Western world has brought with it the emerging concepts of Western culture, politics, and ideas, often referred to simply as "Western society".
Tendencies that have come to define modern Western societies include the concept of political pluralism, individualism, prominent subcultures or countercultures (such as New Age movements) and increasing cultural syncretism resulting from globalization and human migration.

Western world

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The development of the Western world has brought with it the emerging concepts of Western culture, politics, and ideas, often referred to simply as "Western society".
Some tendencies that define modern Western societies are the existence of political pluralism, laicism, generalization of middle class, prominent subcultures or countercultures (such as New Age movements), increasing cultural syncretism resulting from globalization and human migration.

Level of analysis

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The family forms the main social unit, with most members being related by birth or marriage.

Outline of society

Society
Society – group of people sharing the same geographical or virtual territory and therefore subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

Capitalism

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Capitalism is marked by open competition in a free market, in which the means of production are privately owned.
The capitalist mode of production refers to the systems of organising production and distribution within capitalist societies.

Societal collapse

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Societal collapse is the fall of a complex human society.

Sociobiology

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Within the study of human societies, sociobiology is closely allied to Darwinian anthropology, human behavioral ecology and evolutionary psychology.

Social structure

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In the social sciences, social structure is the patterned social arrangements in society that are both emergent from and determinant of the actions of the individuals.

Social disintegration

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Social disintegration is the tendency for society to decline or disintegrate over time, perhaps due to the lapse or breakdown of traditional social support systems.

Subsistence economy

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Societies are social groups that differ according to subsistence strategies, the ways that humans use technology to provide needs for themselves.

Social order

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This states the more norms and the more important the norms are to a society, the better these norms tie and hold together the group as a whole.

Open society

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Modern advocates of the open society suggest that society would keep no secrets from itself in the public sense, as all are trusted with the knowledge of all.