Social Problems: What Is A Social Problem?

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1.0.0 SOCIAL PROBLEM The term “social problem” cannot be comprehensively defined without understanding the meaning of social itself before joining problem. 1.0.1 SOCIAL The word social comes from the Latin socius meaning "friend." When you 're being social, you 're everyone 's friend. Go to a social, or mixer and you might make a lot of new friends. Stand in the corner pouting, however, and you 're being anti-social. Humans are described as social being ones that tend to move or live in groups together, Social is relating to society or it is organization, needing companionship and therefore best suited to living in communities", relating to or designed for activities in which people meet each other for pleasure. Cambridge dictionary defined social as relating to activities in which you meet and spend time with other people and that happen during the time when you are not working: 1.0.2 PROBLEM Problem is a condition of discontentment resented by someone. But when it is resented on many people, it becomes a social problem. For a problem to be social, it must involve a large number of people, sometimes groups and institutions who consider a particular condition as undesirable and intolerable and want to it to be corrected through collective effort or action. It is also a perceived gap between the existing state and a desired state, or a deviation from a norm, standard, although many problems turn out to have several
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