Vocabulary related to Society and Social Problems – Basic English Vocabulary (ESL&EFL Vocab)
A group of people living together and who have the same traditions, customs, values, and culture. More generally, a society is an economic, social and industrial infrastructure in which different people are a part of. Members of a society may not necessarily be culturally homogeneous.
- Social exclusion:
The state of being or feeling alien within a society or a community. It is often related to the individual’s social class, educational status, relationships in childhood and life standards and how these might impact access to various opportunities.
- Social solidarity:
Is closely related to “social cohesion” and is the idea of a well-integrated functioning society where all individuals have been socialized into its shared norms and values.
The state of being jobless and unemployed, having no work. The lack of job opportunities.
The state of being homeless, having no home to live in. Homeless people live in the street.
The state of being not educated. Illiterate people can neither read nor write.
- Social class:
The hierarchical distinctions (or stratification) between individuals or groups in societies.
- Social problem:
A social problem, The state of being not able to get the basic necessities of life.
A person who lives by asking people for money and food.
- Road accidents:
Accidents that happen due to the disrespect of the road code.
Or a subordinate group is a sociological group that does not constitute a politically dominant voting majority of the total population of a given society.
- A dangerous disease:
The kind of illness and sickness that is difficult to cure.
Houses lacking healthy conditions to live in.
- Social mobilization:
A process that engages a wide range of partners at national and local levels to raise awareness of and demand for a particular objective through dialogue. Members of institutions, community networks…etc. It seeks to facilitate change.
A small sum of money lent at low interest to a new business.