What does Social fact mean?

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  1. Social fact

    In sociology, social facts are the values, cultural norms, and social structures which transcend the individual and are capable of exercising a social constraint. French sociologist Émile Durkheim, who put the term into broad circulation, states that in the study of society, "The first and fundamental rule is to consider social facts as things." These "things" form the distinctive subject matter of sociology.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Social fact in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Social fact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Ronald David Laing:

    There is no such condition as schizophrenia, but the label is a social fact and the social fact a political event.

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  • सामाजिक तथ्यHindi
  • Sosyal gerçeğiTurkish

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