Definition of Stateless Society
(noun) A society that lacks a formal State authority.
Stateless Society Pronunciation
Syllabification: state·less so·ci·e·ty
- American English – /stAYt-luhs suh-sIE-uh-tee/
- British English – /stAYt-lis suh-sIE-uh-tee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈsteɪtlɪs səˈsaɪəti/
- British English – /ˈsteɪtləs səˈsaɪəti/
- Plural: Stateless societies
- Variant spelling:
- State-less society
- stateless society
- Also called:
- acephalous – literally a “headless” society
- segmented society
Cite the Definition of Stateless Society
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “Stateless society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 25, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/stateless-society/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
Stateless society. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/stateless-society/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “Stateless society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 25, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/stateless-society/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“Stateless society.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 25 Mar. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/stateless-society/>.