Friday, February 8, 2008

What is society

The term society is derived from the latin word socious which means companionship or friendship.Companionship means sociability.Man is social animal,said Aristotle centuries ago.Man needs society for his living,working and enjoying life.Society has become an essential condition for human life to arise and to continue. Human life and society always go together.
According to Maciver,"society is a web of social relationship".
According to Prof. Giddings, "society is the union itself,the organization,the sum of formal relations in which associating individuals are bound together".

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