Social System

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A Social System is a composite system of agents who rely on each other.



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  • (Wikipedia, 2013) ⇒ Retrieved:2013-12-26.
    • Social systems or social structure in general refer to entities or groups in definite relation to each other, to relatively enduring patterns of behavior and relationship within social systems, or to social institutions and norms becoming embedded into social systems in such a way that they shape the behavior of actors within those social systems. Social systems can be said to be the patterns of behavior of a group of people possessing similar characteristics due to their existence in same society.