Groups

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Marriage - Selection of A Partner
... is an individual decision by the partners or a collective decision by the partners' kin groups, and there is variation in the rules regulating which partners are valid choices ... to suitable persons from specific social groups ... In some societies the rule is that a partner is selected from an individual's own social group – endogamy, this is the case in many class and caste based societies ...
Giraffe - Behavior and Ecology - Social Life and Breeding Habits
... While giraffes are usually found in groups, the composition of these groups tends to be open and ever-changing ... For research purposes, a "group" has been defined as "a collection of individuals that are less than a kilometre apart and moving in the same general direction." The number of giraffes in a group can range up ... The most stable giraffe groups are those made of mothers and their young, which can last weeks or months ...
Groups - Statement of The Theorems - Second Isomorphism Theorem
... Let G be a group ... G, The intersection S ∩ N is a normal subgroup of S, and The quotient groups (SN) / N and S / (S ∩ N) are isomorphic ...
Netwar - Examples
... Terrorism Terrorist groups, in the Middle East especially, seem to be adopting flexible, decentralized network structures as part of a shift away from “form ... Past terrorist groups did incorporate autonomous cells, but they were largely coordinated in a non-networked manner ... and nationalist agendas of old terror groups, these new operatives are networked, relying on decentralized decision making with flexible ties between other individuals and ...
4th Combat Cargo Group - Overview
... Combat Cargo Groups were to be self-contained groups, capable of being 100% operational and always ready to go at a moments notice ... The mission of the group was To carry ground troops and auxiliary combat equipment to effective locations in a combat zone Maintain combat reinforcements, supply and resupply units in the combat zone ...

Famous quotes containing the word groups:

    If we can learn ... to look at the ways in which various groups appropriate and use the mass-produced art of our culture ... we may well begin to understand that although the ideological power of contemporary cultural forms is enormous, indeed sometimes even frightening, that power is not yet all-pervasive, totally vigilant, or complete.
    Janice A. Radway (b. 1949)

    ... until both employers’ and workers’ groups assume responsibility for chastising their own recalcitrant children, they can vainly bay the moon about “ignorant” and “unfair” public criticism. Moreover, their failure to impose voluntarily upon their own groups codes of decency and honor will result in more and more necessity for government control.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Instead of seeing society as a collection of clearly defined “interest groups,” society must be reconceptualized as a complex network of groups of interacting individuals whose membership and communication patterns are seldom confined to one such group alone.
    Diana Crane (b. 1933)