An Introduction to the Study of Society Volume 3

An Introduction to the Study of Society Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...way included under societies, are of such importance as to require separate mention. Common religious belief is one of the most potent of social forces, and holds men in aggregates always compact and often indissoluble. (6) Common Language may be described, Common perhaps, rather as a condition than a cause of social combi-lansuase nations. It is so intimately associated with common ancestry and birthplace as to belong quite as much among the bonds of spontaneous aggregates as among those of voluntary combinations. (7) Political Nationality is a universal and Political generally efficient cohesive force in social aggregates. The natl0nallty love of a common country tends to hold men of different ancestry, classes, and creeds in a more or less compact union. Here, as elsewhere, tendency only is asserted and the possible existence of neutralizing forces is recognized. (8) International Aggregates are formed by such bonds of international common interest as are not limited in influence to any one nation. We find, therefore, social combinations which recognize no political boundaries, but include within the area of their associations members of many different nations. ties Social stratification inIn Europe, society is stratified into (1) Aristocracy (hereditary, Illustrations official) and wealthy, (2) Middle Class, "third estate," ax bourgeoisie, (3) Working Class, or "proletariat." Some sociologists have suggested still another division, to include the economic dregs of society. Europe While in the United States such formal divisions are unrecognized, actual conditions warrant a rough classification into (1) Wealthy, --and in the large capitalists, etc.; (2) Well to do, --merchants and salaried per-United States sons; (3) daily...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236625692
  • 9781236625694