- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

A feeling or condition of unity among individuals with common, purpose, interests, goals, and sympathies.

Longer explanation

How important are our community ties? Do we need to belong to something? Is there power in being united? Well, as former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder once said, it'd be a ‘cold and inhumane ...

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