society, primitive

society, primitive

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • society — noun 1 people who have shared customs and laws ADJECTIVE ▪ larger, wider ▪ the position of women within the family and the wider society ▪ entire, whole ▪ An entire society has been co …   Collocations dictionary

  • Society — • Implies fellowship, company, and has always been conceived as signifying a human relation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Society     Society      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Primitive communism — is: [] ), and referring to the collective right to basic resources, egalitarianism in social relationships, and absence of authoritarian rule and hierarchy that is supposed to have preceded stratification and exploitation in human history. Both… …   Wikipedia

  • Primitive accumulation of capital — is a concept introduced by Karl Marx in part 8 of the first volume of Das Kapital (in German: ursprüngliche Akkumulation , literally original accumulation or primeval accumulation ). Its purpose is to help explain how the capitalist mode of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Primitive skills — is a term used by naturists and back to the landers that refers to prehistoric handicrafts and pre industrial technology. Primitive skills are those skills that relate to living off the land, often using handcrafted tools made from naturally… …   Wikipedia

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  • primitive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the earliest times in history or stages in development. 2) denoting a preliterate, non industrial society of simple organization. 3) offering an extremely basic level of comfort or convenience. 4) (of behaviour or… …   English terms dictionary

  • primitive societies — primitive society …   Dictionary of sociology

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