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MACRO Levels of Social Organization

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MACRO Levels of Social Organization A. Communities 1. Communities are large formal organizations that attain a significant degree of self sufficiency and independence. 2. A community is a place that can be found on a map . 3. The community takes care of most basic human needs . Communities address the social, educational, and cultural needs of its members. 4. A community has an economy and political orientation . 5. People form most of their personal relationships within the community . Example: Communes B. Society 1. What is a Society? Charon (1986:142) indicates that society is a type of social organization. Like dyads and groups, society begins with individuals who interact with one another. Through interaction patterns develop. much larger than the organizations discussed thus far. Society Societies are all encompassing . It is simultaneously the longest enduring, most abstract, and most all embracing social organization .
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