April 19, 2010

Mass society

Not the same as massive society i.e. large numbers

Relationship of individuals to the social order:
  1. members are psychologically isolated from others
  2. interaction is characterised by impersonality
  3. members are free from binding informal social obligations
DeFleur, 159

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