a Northern Irish political party, which advocates peaceful union with the Republic of Ireland
noun 1. History/Historical. a political party in Germany advocating a form of social organization based on the economic and political ideology of Karl Marx. 2. any of several European political parties advocating a gradual transition to socialism or a modified form of socialism by and under democratic processes. 3. a U.S. political party, organized about […]
noun, Sociology. 1. the distinction made between social groups and persons on the basis of biological, physiological, and sociocultural factors, as sex, age, or ethnicity, resulting in the assignment of roles and status within a society.
noun, Sociology. 1. disruption or breakdown of the structure of social relations and values resulting in the loss of social controls over individual and group behavior, the development of social isolation and conflict, and a sense of estrangement or alienation from the mainstream of one’s culture; the condition or state of anomie.
noun, Sociology. 1. the extent to which individuals or groups are removed from or excluded from participating in one another’s lives. noun See personal distance