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The differences between mole-rats’ vocal signatures are instead a learned part of their social structure.

What we’re talking about is making pretty substantial changes to how most of our social structures are set up and how we think about relating to other people.

From Vox

There is no escaping the limits of our bodies, the limits of medicine, and the brokenness of social structures that make and keep people sick.

These past few months have taught me a lot about myself, my daughters, my bond with them, and the value of social structures that I took for granted.

From Quartz

Technologies like artificial intelligence and automation may help relieve the work burdens of millions of people—but to benefit from their impact, we need to start changing our social structures and the way we think about work now.

One blames black Americans as a race; the other, racism as a social structure.

While many Hawaiians still secretly worshipped the old gods, kapu was dead as a public pillar of the social structure.

The old social structure had been disrupted in the civil convulsion, and the old political order likewise.

Trask's efforts to explain the political and social structure of the Sword-Worlds met the same incomprehension from Bentrik.

From thence they were sent by ship to Europe, and the great social structure they had erected fell forthwith to the ground.

Bentham's method may be applicable at a given moment, when the social structure is already consolidated and uniform.

In the inchoate phase of their development they are but different aspects of the same general facts of social structure.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to social structure, such as: food chain, hierarchy, power structure, chain of command, class structure, and corporate ladder.

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