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social group


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social group people sharing some social relation
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  • E. J. Hobsbawm
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    “There is not much that even the most socially responsible scientists can do as individuals, or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.”


In literature:

It is true in the case of social habits which have become established in a large group.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
All of the other ... ah ... social groups are afraid of them.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
At night the visiting commences, and soon in many huts are little social groups close around the fire.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
Then, money of fixed denomination, struck under the authority of a chief or of a social group.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
In the group competition just referred to there is a tendency for class interests to be put above general social welfare.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
Instead they are made the victims of a social system under which one group lives at the expense of another.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
Yet a neighbor of his, in the same social group, closely related, has unusual capacity for affairs.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
He has less sense of social variations and less realization of the need of group solidarity.
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
The strength of the rural community as a social group lies in two facts.
"The Farmer and His Community" by Dwight Sanderson
The company formed itself into groups for a pleasant social reunion.
"Whittier-land" by Samuel T. Pickard
The immortal figures of comedy belong to a social group.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
There are a number of features of the Salvation Army Social Work, which for the sake of brevity we shall group together in one final chapter.
"The Social Work of the Salvation Army" by Edwin Gifford Lamb
His earliest impressions are derived from the life of the group, and as he grows so he comes more and more under the influence of social forces.
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
Your parties and groups may serve Socialism, but they can never be Socialism.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
What are the primary social groups?
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
But above us, thank God, is another group in the social organization.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
He must be brought to attach himself firmly to the social group of which he forms a part.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
But is it not possible to believe that the social grouping of these men had an influence?
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
All social groups centre about the churches.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
The clergy of the three religious denominations did not form a distinct social group.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe

In poetry:

Whether dispensing hope, and ease
To the pale victim of disease,
Or in the social crowd you sit,
And charm the group with sense and wit,
Moore's partial ear will not disdain
Attention to my artless strain.
"An Epistle To Dr. Moore" by Helen Maria Williams

In news:

Young adults organize own social group .
Women start social group for those entering dating pool later in life.
Look closer at claim of being part of a persecuted social group .
Social group toasts love for wine.
Breast cancer survivor group is a social movement .
My second suggestion is that we as social psychologists must work together in groups more.
After dealing with a 35% cut in federal grant money this year, nonprofit social service groups will likely have to deal with even fewer dollars during the next round of funding, officials warn.
How to expose a dishonest ' Social Welfare ' group.
Art-Themed Socialization Group for Adoptees.
Vet Group Issues Puppy Socialization Guidelines.
Hampton, Newport News group keeps painting, socializing together.
Women's Nordic group gears up for season of skiing, socializing .
A group trying to save the former St Nick's Social Club in Batavia hit a bit of a roadblock today.
But leaders of a youth football group in the restaurant and socializing with the men are refusing to cooperate, police say.
Democrats are continuing their offensive against conservative dark-money groups, arguing that they are not "social welfare" nonprofits as they claim but rather political committees flaunting donor disclosure rules.

In science:

However, there are probably often mechanisms at work which drive systems from equilibrium by inducing different correlations, as appears to be the case for most social networks, in which nodes (people) of a kind tend to group together.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
For example, a given group of people may form an evolving social network (Kossinets and Watts, 2006) in which the edges represent friendship.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
It is widely assumed [363, 409] that most social networks show “community structure,” i.e., groups of vertices that have a high density of edges within them, with a lower density of edges between groups.
The structure and function of complex networks
As discussed in Sec. I.A, many social networks are bipartite, forming what the sociologists call affiliation networks, i.e., networks of individuals joined by common membership of groups.
The structure and function of complex networks
We will model the group concept as the one of community is: based on a social network where an individual has most of its links to its own group and a minor part to the other groups.
When group level is different from the population level: an adaptive network with the Deffuant model
Regarding social network analysis, sociologist and network scientists agree on the fact that social networks present sometimes community based structures: analyzing networks at different scales, it is possible to identify groups of persons much more interconnected among them than with the rest of society .
When group level is different from the population level: an adaptive network with the Deffuant model
Another very important way of investigation would be to consider a different way for the individual to take into account a group membership via its social network. A work as the one done by can be a source of inspiration.
When group level is different from the population level: an adaptive network with the Deffuant model
Neither of them want, or feel the need, to have their speech disability unnoticed for their social activities when they interact with friends or family (because members of the latter group either have no problem in understanding them, or are willing to make and effort to understand them).
Evaluating Accessible Synchronous CMC Applications
Group formation in large social networks: membership, growth, and evolution.
Analysis of Computer Science Communities Based on DBLP
It represents a group testimony presented to another social group.
A Wikipedia Literature Review
Social software bringing astronomers together in previously unprecedented ways (i.e., Astronomers’ Facebook group, AstroShare Google group7 ).
Bring out your codes! Bring out your codes! (Increasing Software Visibility and Re-use)
It does this by inferring social relationships from web pages, such as co-authorship, research groups and interests, co-participation in discussion panels, etc.
Small-World File-Sharing Communities
The social media site Flickr allows users to upload their photos, annotate them with tags, submit them to groups, and also to form social networks by adding other users as contacts.
Personalizing Image Search Results on Flickr
Consider a variation of this problem in which the goal is not to send advertisements to people that are in fluential in the entire social network but rather to people that are in fl uential in a specific target group.
Interactive Submodular Set Cover
If the members of the target group are unknown and we have no way of learning the members of the target group, there is little we can do except assume every member of the social network is a member of the target group.
Interactive Submodular Set Cover