(noun) A small, intimate group whose members share face-to-face contact and emotional connections.
(noun) Any action taken to prevent social problems from occurring.
(noun) The custom, law, principle, or tradition granting inheritance of a family estate to the first born or eldest child.
(noun) Something of value one group has that another group does not, simply by belonging to a group, either as an unearned advantage or an unearned entitlement.
(noun) A man who actively supports and identifies with feminism by promoting sex and gender equity and equality.
(noun) The likelihood an event will occur, expressed as a number between 0 and 1 (i.e., 0.5 indicates 1/2 or 50%).
(noun) The act or process of making something into a good or service.
(noun) A solutions-oriented approach to a social problem or grievance, typically used by social movement organizations.
(noun) The working class; wage earning laborers.
(noun) The study of physical space as part of non-verbal communication in different situations.
(noun) The study of elections.
1. (noun) A group that shares a common idea, interest or ideology; 2. (noun) The group affected by a policy; 3. (noun) A community or people in general; 4. (adjective) Concerning or relating to people considered as whole; 5. (adjective) Accessible and open to all people.
(noun) Any course of action or procedure by an individual or group with authority and power that sets priorities (particularly funding), deadlines, and goals that affect members of a group or society.