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social

1. relating to or engaged in social services
2. (esp of certain species of insects) living together in organized colonies
3. (of plant species) growing in clumps, usually over a wide area

social

  1. (of certain species of insects and some animal species, including humankind) living together in organized colonies or groups.
  2. pertaining to human society and/or to human interaction in organizations, groups.

social

Pertaining to a group, community or the public. A hot buzzword applied to many products, social implies being able to easily find and share comments and content with others who are related to you in some manner (friends, colleagues, community, etc.). See social network and social networking site.
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Mathes utilizes various musicians and writers to demonstrate a kind of antiphonal life of black sociality, an ongoing and ever erupting, ongoing and ever emerging response to response and call.
Against this backdrop, Antisocial Media presents a timely discussion of the relationship among work, technologies, and sociality. Moreover, this book offers a critical assessment of scholarly and public anxiety over the unprecedented consequences of technologies in and beyond the workplace.
--."What Is It for Us to Intend?" In Sociality and Responsibility: New Essays in Plural Subject Theory, 65-86.
As noted by a contingent of urban scholars since that golden era, the analytical insights and methodological innovations of Max Gluckman's influential collective have not only left a lasting mark on the field, but remain relevant for conceptualizing urban sociality (see, for example, Bank 2011; Ferguson 1999; Moore and Vaughan 1994) and even social theory on a more abstract level (cf.
Sociality was founded and created by Hope MCF Holding, according to Cheaib.
Noting an inflexibility in our thinking about solitude and sociality, silence and enunciation, Yousef traces how an inwardness can be achieved through the necessary--but muted-presence of another.
Youth sociality and AOD consumption are often understood through linear models of peer pressure (see, e.g., Bahr, Hoffmann, & Yang, 2005; Crockett, Raffaelli, & Shen, 2006; Dumas, Ellis, & Wolfe, 2012; Jessor, Costa, Krueger, & Turbin, 2006; Kuntsche, Rehm, & Gmel, 2004; Studer et al., 2014).
As Tooker demonstrates, the spatial conception of Akha sociality is not significantly different from the "galactic polities" or "mandala states" of the lowlands (p.
She examines the way that advanced information and communications technology has opened up new fields of capital accumulation: in culture and the arts, in the privatization of public services, and in the commodification of human sociality by way of mobile devices and social networking.
We consider the implications of our results for the study of the evolution of complex sociality and highlight several future directions for parrot socioecology research.
At best, then, social media is seen as a lens through which to arrive at a mediated understanding of the physical sociality of the real world and, at worst, it is perceived as a reflection, even a microcosm, of the real world.

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