Institutions

Institutions includes the major institutions of society as described by students of sociology and anthropology. These include religion, government, economics, education, and family.

   

Religion

Religion includes particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

Family

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.

History

History including prehistory; antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

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Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world such as Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, Germanic, Northeast European, Scandinavian, and Balkan peoples; Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Central Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples; African peoples, and American Indian peoples; communities, and social mechanics can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religous organization, religious practice, and religions belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research; and family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Culture

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

Anthropology

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research; and family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Personal studies

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular govenments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including schools, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research; and family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Science

Physical and natural science including biology, earth science, atronomy, chemistry, and physics can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research, and family studies including parituclar families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Biology

Biology including biohistory, ecology, systematics, organism biology, cell biology and molecular biology can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research, and family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Biohistory including Precambrian life, Paleozoic life, Mesozoic life, and Cenozoic life can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Cell biology including cell types, behavior, and structure can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies.

Earth science

Earth science including geohistory, physical geography, atmospheric science, hydrospheric science, and geology can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research, and family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be used to examine religion, govenrment, economics, education, and family studies. Physical geography including mapping, oceanic geography, and terrestrial geogrphy can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

Astronomy

Astronomy including galactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and local astronomy can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research, and family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected. Local astronomy including the sun, planetary systems, minor bodies, and the interplanetary medium can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and family studies.

Chemistry

Chemistry including chemical systems, chemical change, and chemical substances can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural instittuions, teaching, and research; and family studies including kinship, parenting, and marriage.

Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Chemical change including nuclear rections, chemical reactions, and physical changes can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

Physics

Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electronmagnetism, thermodynamics, and mecahnics can be used to examine religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief; government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law; economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity; education including school systems, educational organization, cultural instittuions, teaching, and research; and family studies including kinship, parenting, and marriage.

The structure of matter including exotic matter, common bulk matter, molecular physics, atomic physics, and subatomic physics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Quantum physics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Relativity including general relativity and special relativity can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics and nonclassical thermodynamics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families. Classical thermodynamics including thermodynamic laws, thermodynamic processes, and thermodynamic systems and states can be connected.

Mechanics

Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics, general mechanics, rigid body mechanics, and particle mechanics can be used to examine religion, government, economics, education, and families.

Gravitation and celestial mechanics including nonrigid celestial mechanics, rigid body celestial mechanics, particle celestial mechanics, and surface gravitation can be connected. General mechanics including wave mechanics, fluid mechanics, and deformable solid bodies can be connected. Rigid body mechanics including dynamic systems, static systems, rotational dynamics, and rigid body description and motion is indirectly connected to most institutions. Particle mechanics including particle systems, energetics, kinetics, kinematics, and particle description is only indirectly connected to institutions.


Created 25 Feb 2013 Last updated 15 Mar 2017