1. (noun) An association or connection between two or more people or things; 2. (noun) Kinship by blood (consanguinity), marriage (affinity), or adoption, or fictive ties; 3. (noun) Romantic or sexual involvement.
(noun) An individual’s relationship to another individual or group through blood (consanguinity), marriage (affinity), or adoption, or fictive ties.
(noun) A type of poverty that is determined by income distribution over a given population and defined according to societal norms.
(noun) The extent to which a measurement or procedure yields uniform and repeatable results.
(noun) A personal or institutional system of beliefs, practices, and values relating to the cosmos and supernatural.
(noun) An idea or principle that members of a religion hold to be true.
(noun) A social movement that promotes spirituality in individuals or groups.
(noun) Marrying again after the death or divorce from a spouse.
(noun) A democratic political system whereby an individual is elected by popular vote by the people to represent their interests.
1. (noun) An attempt to systematically describe, explain, or explore; 2. (noun) An outcome of an inquiry.
(noun) A place where an individual or group lives; a dwelling; a home.
(noun) A social movement that seeks to prevent or reverse social, cultural, or economic structural change.
(noun) The learning process by which old behaviors are replaced by new ones.
(noun) A theory of social movements, arguing that for movements to gain traction, they must acquire and successfully use (mobilize) resources to their advantage to achieve their goals.
(noun) Any individual that answers questions during an interview or replies to a survey.
(noun) A study that looks at data from past events.
(noun) An organized attempt by a group to build a society or culture that is more attuned to their beliefs, values, or traditional way of life; typically in response to a rapid change in a society or culture.
(noun) A social movement that seeks to bring about major changes in a society.
(noun) A formal ceremony, event, or ritual marking a new stage in an individual’s life such as birth, death, or marriage.
(noun) A practice or observance based on custom.