Institutions Applied to Social Mechanics

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and families can be used to examine social mechanics.

   

Institutions

Institutions can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, and hunting and gathering societies; and social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including industrial society, agrarian society, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies; and social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

Particular religions

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements and social change factors; social types, and social structure.

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism can be used to examine social change, social types, and social structure.

Christianity

Primitive christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, and Mormonism can be used to examine social change.

Primitive Christianity can be connected. Catholicism can be connected. Protestantism can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected. Mormonism can be connected.

Islam can be used to examine social change. Judaism can be used to examine social change.

Asiatic religion

Asiatic religion including Indian religion, East Asian religion, and Persian religion can be used to examine social change and social types.

Indian religion

Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism can be used to examine social change.

Buddhism can be connected. Hinduism can be connected. Sikhism can be connected. Jainism can be connected.

East Asian religion

East Asian religion including Confucianism,Taoism, Japanese religion, and Korean religion can be used to examine social change.

Confucianism can be connected. Taoism can be connected. Japanese religion can be connected. Korean religion can be connected.

Persian religion

Persian religion including Zoroastrianism, Manicheanism, and Mithraism can be used to examine social change.

Zoroastrianism can be connected. Manicheanism can be connected. Mithraism can be connected.

Pagan religion

Pagan religion including european pagan, Asian pagan, African pagan, American Indian, and Neopagan religion can be used to examine social change.

European pagan religion can be used to examine social change. Asian pagan religion can be used to examine social change. African pagan religion can be used to examine social change. American Indian religion can be used to examine social change. Neopagan religion can be connected.

Secularism

Secularism can be used to examine social change.

Religious organization

Religious organization can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Religious practice

Religous practice can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Religious belief

Religious belief can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including industrial society, agarian society, horticultural society, and hunting and gathering society; and social structure including community and regional structure and class structure.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

International government

International government including modern compacts, colonial empires, and traditional empires can be used to examine social change.

Modern compacts

Modern compacts including world government, regional organizations, special purpose organizations, and temporary alliances can be connected.

World government including the United Nations can be connected. The United Nations can be connected. Regional organizations can be connected. Special purpose organizations can be connected. Temporary alliances can be connected.

Colonial empires

Colonial empires including the British, Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese, and Russian empires can be connected.

The British empire can be connected. The Spanish empire can be connected. The French empire can be connected. The Dutch empire can be connected. The Portuguese empire can be connected. The Russian empire can be connected.

Traditional empires

Traditional empires including European empires, Asian empires, and other empires can be connected.

European empires can be connected. Asian empires can be connected. Other empires can be connected.

National government

National government can be connected.

Local government

Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social types, and social structure.

State relations

State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be connected.

Warfare can be connected. Diplomacy can be connected. Intelligence can be connected.

Administration

Administration including security, taxation, public works and land, and welfare can be connected.

Security can be connected. Taxation can be connected. Public works and land can be connected. Welfare can be connected.

Succession

Succession including election, appointment, inheritance, and seizure can be used to examine social mechanics.

Election can be connected. Appointment can be connected. Inheritance can be connected. Seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including forms of government, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Forms of government can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Law

Law including international law, Westrn law, Asian law, and tribal law can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social types, and social structure.

International law can be connected. Western law can be connected. Asian law can be connected. Tribal law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including industrial society; and social structure.

Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Eonomic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries

Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial services, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types; and social structure.

Social and medical services including institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial industries including wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer services, electronic media, and print media can be connected. Transportation industries including transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be connected. Building-related industries including accomodation, furnishings and equipment supply, construction, and building materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries including equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be connected. Food and agricultural industries including food service, food production, forestry, agriculture, and hunting and fishing can be connected.

Economic activity

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Consumption can be connected. Distribution and exchange can be connected. Production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including industrial, Agrarian, horticultural, and hunting and gathering societies; and social structure including community and regional structure and class structure.

School systems

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Higher education can be connected. Secondary education can be connected. Primary education can be connected.

Educational organization

Educational organization including educational administration, facultury, students, and course material can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Educational adminstration can be connected. Faculty can be connected. Students can be connected. Course material can be connected.

Cultural institutions

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Performance venues can be connected. Libraries can be connected. Museums can be connected.

Teaching

Teaching can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Research

Resarch can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Families

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including indusrial societies; and social structure.

Particular families

Particular families can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types; and social structure.

Kinship

Kinship can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Parenting

Parenting can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements; social types, and social structure.

Marriage

Marriage can be used to examine social change, social types, and social structure.

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Created 25 Mar 2015 Last updated 3 Oct 2017