solidarity (social solidarity)

(noun)  “[T]he social ties that bind a group of people together such as kinship, shared location, and religion” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: solidarities
  • The terms solidarity and social solidarity are used interchangeably in a sociological context.

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OpenStax College. 2012. Theoretical Perspectives. Connexions. October 9, 2012. (