mechanical solidarity


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • mechanical solidarity — Sociol. social cohesiveness that is based on shared activities, beliefs, and experiences and is characteristic of simple traditional societies. Cf. organic solidarity. * * * …   Universalium

  • mechanical solidarity — Sociol. social cohesiveness that is based on shared activities, beliefs, and experiences and is characteristic of simple traditional societies. Cf. organic solidarity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mechanical and organic solidarity — Mechanical Solidarity and Organic Solidarity refer to the concepts of solidarity as developed by Émile Durkheim. They are used in the context of differentiating between mechanical and organic societies. According to Durkheim, the types of social… …   Wikipedia

  • Solidarity — For other uses, see Solidarity (disambiguation). Sociology …   Wikipedia

  • Social solidarity — refers to the integration, and degree and type of integration, shown by a society or group. Collins Dictionary of Sociology , p621.] It refers to the ties in a society social relations that bind people to one another. Solidarity is commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Social Solidarity — is the degree or type (see below) of integration of a society. This use of the term is generally employed in sociology and the other social sciences.According to Émile Durkheim, the types of social solidarity correlate with types of society. In… …   Wikipedia

  • social solidarity — One principal theme in the work of Émile Durkheim concerns the sources of moral and therefore social order in society. In particular, Durkheim was concerned to elaborate the connection between the individual and society, in a time of growing… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • organic solidarity — Sociol. social cohesiveness that is based on division of labor and interdependence and is characteristic of complex, industrial societies. Cf. MECHANICAL SOLIDARITY. * * * …   Universalium

  • organic solidarity — Sociol. social cohesiveness that is based on division of labor and interdependence and is characteristic of complex, industrial societies. Cf. MECHANICAL SOLIDARITY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dynamic Density — In sociology, dynamic density refers to the combination of two things: population density and the amount of social interaction within that population. Context Dynamic density is a key component in Emile Durkheim’s theory of modernization. In his… …   Wikipedia

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