Definitions for social system
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word social system
social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structure(noun)
the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
"the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"
Social system is a central term in sociological systems theory. The term draws a line to ecosystem, biological organisms, psychical systems and technical systems. They all form the environment of social systems. Minimum requirements for a social system is interaction of at least two personal systems or two persons acting in their roles. The first who formulated a systematic theory of social systems was Talcott Parsons where it was a part of his AGIL paradigm yet the social system is only a segment of what Parsons calls action theory; however, Vilfredo Pareto had used the term "social system" earlier but only as a sketch and not as an overall analytical scheme in the sense of Parsons. Jay Wright Forrester describes three counterintuitive behaviours as important: causes from symptoms are often far removed in time and space, identifying leverage points, conflicting short and long-term consequences.
The numerical value of social system in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of social system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The integrity of states is ruled by the socioeconomic well-being theory. The degree of the stability of any social system is proportional to the degree of its economic growth and vice versa. Stated differently, the risk to national integrity increases proportionally to the country's economic decline.
Images & Illustrations of social system
Translations for social system
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for social system »
Find a translation for the social system definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these social system definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"social system." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 21 Feb. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/social system>.