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In sociology, the social organism is an ideological concept in which a society or social structure is viewed as a "living organism". From this perspective, typically, the relation of social features, e.g. law, family, crime, etc., are examined as they interact with other features of society to meet social needs. All elements of a society or social organism have a function that maintains the stability and cohesiveness of the organism.

In sociology, the social organism is an ideological concept in which a society or social structure is viewed as a "living organism". From this perspective, typically, the relation of social features, e.g. law, family, crime, etc., are examined as they interact with other features of society to meet social needs. All elements of a society or social organism have a function that maintains the stability and cohesiveness of the organism.

Evolution for Everyone - "The Human Social Organism"

Dwight H. Terry Lectureship January 25, 2005 The Human Social Organism David Sloan Wilson is Professor of Biological Sciences with a joint appointment in ...

R.H. Tawney, "The Social Organism" (1) Introduction

First talk on "The Social Organism," from Tawney's "Religion and the Rise of Capitalism"

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R.H. Tawney, "The Social Organism" (2) A Functional View of Society

Second talk on R.H. Tawney's "The Social Organism" from Religion and the Rise of Capitalism.

Social Conflict Theory vs Social Organism Theory

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Edward Shuster is an artist-philosopher and one half of duo Shuster & Moseley who work in installation art, immersive and social sculpture. In this talk, Ed ...