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The general use of society in common [[culture]] tends towards the second.  Society is often differentiated along geographical/wordview, with terms such as Western society being popular.
 
The general use of society in common [[culture]] tends towards the second.  Society is often differentiated along geographical/wordview, with terms such as Western society being popular.
  
[[Margaret Thatcher]] said on the subject, "And, you know, there is no such thing as society. There are individual men and women, and there are families."
 
 
==References==
 
==References==
  

Revision as of 14:03, 30 June 2009

The Merriam-Webster dictionary give the definition of a society as:

An enduring and cooperating social group whose members have developed organized patterns of relationships through interaction with one another.
A community, nation, or broad grouping of people having common traditions, institutions, and collective activities and interests.[1]

The general use of society in common culture tends towards the second. Society is often differentiated along geographical/wordview, with terms such as Western society being popular.

References

  1. http://m-w.com/dictionary/society