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Organic Solidarity and Gesellschaft Every community is based on a social structure. Social structure is “the distinctive, stable arrangement of institutions whereby human beings in a society interact and live together (Wilterdink & Form, 2015).” The social structure that best suits my community is Organic Solidarity and Gesellschaft. I define Organic Solidarity as social unity that is built on division of labor and the dependence of people on others. Organic Solidarity also goes hand in hand with Gesellschaft, which is a society characterized by formality and impersonal interactions. These structures are generally applied to larger societies like Atlanta, GA and New York City. In this paper, I will describe three characteristics of my community that represent Organic Solidarity and Gesellschaft. The first characteristic of my community that represents Organic Solidarity and Gesellschaft is Interdependence. In my community everyone is dependent is dependent on someone else for some service or another. For example, my neighborhood grocery

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