(noun) A theory stating all social phenomena is determined by social factors such as social systems.
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- Biological determinism is the opposite of social determinism, but both theories imply a lack of individual control.
- Not to be confused with social reductionism.
- A type of determinism.
- A (noun) social determinist views society (adverb) social deterministically from a (adjective) social deterministic perspective.