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Characteristics of Primary Social Group

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FAMILY AS A PRIMARY SOCIAL GROUP

Meaning of Social Group Social group refers to a number of people who maintain common interest and are united for a particular purpose. Every member is expected to take part in its activities and obey its rules and regulations.   Meaning of Primary Social Group Primary social groupĀ is a group in which the members know themselves very well. They are very close to one another and also have face to face intimate relationship. A primary social group is formed by nature as individuals have no choice of the group they are born into. Examples of primary social groups are: Family Age group Age mates or peer group Kindred Village community   Characteristics of Primary Social Group Primary social groups generally have the following characteristics: The members are small. There is a close and intimate relationship among members. They depend on one another. They maintain a continuous and permanent. There is… Read More »FAMILY AS A PRIMARY SOCIAL GROUP

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