Audio Pronunciation: (so·cial in·te·gra·tion)
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- Plural: social integrations
- “Durkheim argued that social integration is necessary for the maintenance of the social order and for the happiness of individuals. In particular, he suggested that happiness depends on individuals’ finding a sense of meaning outside of themselves that occurs within the context of group involvement” (Hughes and Kroehler 2008:12).
OpenStax College. 2012. Theoretical Perspectives on Society. Connexions, June 12, 2012. http://cnx.org/content/m42817/1.4/).