- the system or complex of beliefs held by members of a social group.
- the system of relations between the constituent groups of a society.
- the relationship between or the interrelated arrangement of the social institutions of a society or culture, as of mores, marriage customs, or family.
- the pattern of relationships, as of status or friendship, existing among the members of a group or society.
Origin of social structure
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How to use social structure in a sentence
The differences between mole-rats’ vocal signatures are instead a learned part of their social structure.Like humans, naked mole-rats have regional accents|Rahul Rao|February 25, 2021|Popular-Science
What we’re talking about is making pretty substantial changes to how most of our social structures are set up and how we think about relating to other people.What the public is getting right — and wrong — about police abolition|Fabiola Cineas|October 30, 2020|Vox
There is no escaping the limits of our bodies, the limits of medicine, and the brokenness of social structures that make and keep people sick.Thank You for the 7 PM Clapping, But Camaraderie Is Needed More Than Ever - Facts So Romantic|Ayala Danzig|October 5, 2020|Nautilus
These past few months have taught me a lot about myself, my daughters, my bond with them, and the value of social structures that I took for granted.How parents can add purpose and structure to their kids’ online learning|Tara Chklovski|August 20, 2020|Quartz
Technologies like artificial intelligence and automation may help relieve the work burdens of millions of people—but to benefit from their impact, we need to start changing our social structures and the way we think about work now.The Global Work Crisis: Automation, the Case Against Jobs, and What to Do About It|Peter Xing|August 6, 2020|Singularity Hub
In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He finished second in 2008 behind John McCain, and maintains a reservoir of good will among Republican social conservatives.
Where the force generating those threats is a widespread, self-sustaining, and virulent social movement?Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The TVA, a federally owned and chartered electric power provider, is a New Deal legacy just like Social Security.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Social media forces us to not only be vulnerable for our partner but for the whole world.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.
And our views of poverty and social betterment, or what is possible and what is not, are still largely conditioned by it.
Our social life is aimless without it, we are a crowd without a common understanding.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
But dwelling means a special kind of structure—a building occupied by man—a place to live in.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)