Social Consensus

Some articles on social consensus, consensus, social:

A. H. Halsey - Social Consensus
... Despite a hankering for social consensus in Britain, 'as Halsey confesses, such a consensus became more difficult to sustain as the twentieth century ...
Systems Theory In Anthropology - Closed Systems - Structural Anthropology
... The linguistic community gives a social dimension to a language ... Claude Lévi-Strauss transforms the world into a text and thus subjected social phenomena to linguistic laws as formulated by Saussure ... The division did not only split social actions, but it also conditioned them to the categories of abstract systems that are made up of deep structures ...

Famous quotes containing the words social consensus, consensus and/or social:

    The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order.
    Anna Garlin Spencer (1851–1931)

    No consensus of men can make an error erroneous. We can only find or commit an error, not create it. When we commit an error, we say what was an error already.
    Josiah Royce (1855–1916)

    Any one who knows what the worth of family affection is among the lower classes, and who has seen the array of little portraits stuck over a labourer’s fireplace ... will perhaps feel with me that in counteracting the tendencies, social and industrial, which every day are sapping the healthier family affections, the sixpenny photograph is doing more for the poor than all the philanthropists in the world.
    Macmillan’s Magazine (London, September 1871)