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Description

Living organisms including humans are social when they live collectively in interacting populations, whether they are aware of it, and whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.

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Organizations relating to Social

Association of Nongovernmental Development and Service Bodies in Guatemala / Guatemala, Guatemala
ARTDO International / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1974
British and European Osteopathic Association / Est. 1976
International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1963
Hire Association Europe / Solihull, UK / Est. 1974
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 1971
Agence marocaine de coopération internationale / Rabat, Morocco / Est. 1986
Indo-Pacific Association of Law, Medicine and Science / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1983
Convention Affecting the Nationality of Arabs Resident in Countries to Which They Are Not Related by Origin / Est. 1952
Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals / Canton MA, USA / Est. 1999
Weltnotwerk der KAB / Cologne, Germany
International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers / Moscow, Russia
International Network for Urban Research and Action / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Terra Renaissance / Kyoto, Japan
Caribbean Congress of Labour / Nassau, Bahamas / Est. 1960
ARTDO Asia-Pacific Human Resources Development Centre / Manila, Philippines
UNESCO Fellowships Programme / Paris, France / Est. 1946
Catholic Relief Services / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1943
SAARC Surgical Care Society / Peradeniya, Sri Lanka / Est. 1996
International Player Welfare Organization, Nepal / Kathmandu, Nepal
International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility / Nottingham, UK / Est. 2002
DIAKONIA - Protestant Refugee Service / Vienna, Austria
International Society of Statistical Science / Santa Rosa CA, USA / Est. 1982
International Society for the Sociology of Religions / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 1948
Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research / Hong Kong, Hong Kong / Est. 2001

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World Problems relating to Social

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Alienation
Excessive television viewing
Loneliness
Social environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Social disaffection of the young
Negative social effects of automation
Inequality of life expectancy by gender
Dependence on breast feeding
Aircraft noise
Gender inequality
Excessive population mobility
Vulnerability of social systems
Marginalized young people
Social fragmentation
Alienating public housing
Inflexible social care structures
Decline in local community spirit
Short-sighted decisions about intersocial interaction
Self-imposed social isolation due to torture
Disruption of cultural and social identities in host countries by transnational corporations
Misrepresentation of self-sufficiency as socially responsible
Social phobia
Felt community powerlessness
Social breakdown
Infantilization of women

Action Strategies relating to Social

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Providing social security services
Increasing social responsibility of banks
Protecting children's rights
Forming world-wide social change coalitions
Reducing social symptoms of ill health
Ensuring corporate social responsibility
Building social cohesion
Assisting those in poverty
Researching priorities
Studying human dimensions of environmental change
Forming intentional communities
Constructing social morality
Revitalizing societal conscience
Judging social inadequacy
Strengthening social responsibility
Providing conditions for dialogue between different perspectives
Negating ambiguous decision-making
Promoting social change
Creating alternative society
Expanding models of social change
Delaying implementation of social change
Analysing social networks
Changing behaviour with incentives
Anticipating possible development needs
Accepting proposals for social change

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