(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., o.5 = 1/2 = 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 a an individual or group with authority and power that determines decisions, priorities (particularly funding), and actions that affect members of a society such as a town or country.