Community social structure.docx - Running head SOCIOLOGY 1 Community social structure Student's Name Institutional Affiliation Date SOCIOLOGY 2

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Running head: SOCIOLOGY 1 Community social structure Student's Name Institutional Affiliation Date
SOCIOLOGY 2 Introduction Naturally, humans are sociable and reside in various societies. In this case, the human association is one of the most significant components of the existence of man. Ferdinand Toennies recognizes two different types of human relationships including Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft based on the social structure in a particular society. In this essay, I will highlight Organic Solidarity and Gesellschaft as a social structure that best characterizes my society. Besides, I will elaborate on three features that are a representation of the structure chosen involving distinct school departments, work department, and areas in the volunteer. Gesellschaft is a concept utilized referring to the associations where members of society are inspired to interrelate in the society purposely meant for personal interests and gains (Muller, 1994). In this case, community members are more oriented towards getting what is in for them without considering the feelings of other members of the community. The concept of social solidarity was introduced by Emile Durkheim who utilized Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft ideas to illustrate their effects on labor division (Müller, 1994). Organic solidarity occurs in a society where people perform distinct roles. The union in the community relies on the differentiation of numerous functions and responsibilities of several members of the community. Besides, the

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