COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a moral/legal/social obligation
▪ We have a moral obligation to take care of our environment.
a political/social/economic etc issue
▪ They discussed a number of political issues.
a social circle
▪ Dan and I didn’t mix in the same social circles.
a social club (=where you meet people and talk)
▪ Older people may benefit from joining a social club.
a social conscience (=a moral sense of how society should be or how you can help it)
▪ The writer’s strong social conscience is obvious in all his novels.
a social critic (=of human society and its organizations)
▪ Social critics have argued that television viewing decreases people's other social activities.
a social custom
▪ Our people do not want to imitate western social customs.
a social evening (=an event at which a group of people meet and spend time with each other)
▪ We should organize a social evening to welcome the new members of staff.
a social event (=an event at which a group of people meet and spend time together for pleasure)
▪ I don’t go to many social events since my husband’s death.
a social evil (=something bad that happens in human society)
▪ The community is being torn apart by poverty, drug abuse and other social evils.
a social experiment (=one in which people try a new way of living and organizing society)
▪ The community started out as a social experiment.
a social group (=a group of people from a particular class in society)
▪ Lower social groups had a higher average family size.
a social occasion
▪ I prefer not to discuss business at social occasions.
a social relationship
▪ Satisfactory social relationships with adults are very important.
a social situation (=a situation in which someone is with other people)
▪ He felt uncomfortable in social situations.
a social taboo
▪ There is a social taboo against expressing negative views of other races.
a social/cultural convention
▪ Each society has its own cultural conventions.
a social/cultural etc phenomenon
▪ Crime is a complex social phenomenon.
a social/political/cultural dimension
▪ His writing has a strong political dimension.
be/live on social security (=be receiving money from the government)
cultural/economic/social etc imperialism
▪ Small nations resent Western cultural imperialism.
▪ Neither cultural or social evolution is any guarantee that we are moving towards a better world.
▪ a book about a clash between British and Chinese cultural values
▪ The films of the time reflected these changing social values.
economic/political/social etc chaos
▪ Afterwards there was widespread famine and economic chaos.
economic/social/environmental etc benefits
▪ Tourism has brought considerable economic benefits to the island.
educational/social etc psychology
▪ experts in the field of developmental psychology
have a new/social etc dimension
▪ Learning a language has an important cultural dimension.
▪ Widespread unemployment often leads to social conflict.
political/social etc history
▪ the political history of Germany
▪ a comedy group that does political satire
political/social/economic etc elite
▪ the domination of power by a small political elite
political/social/economic etc grouping
▪ During this period the family unit becomes the natural social grouping.
political/social/economic etc repercussions
▪ He's ignoring political realities.
political/social/historical etc significance
▪ The political significance of this change should not be underestimated.
▪ a report on racial inequity in the UK
▪ We aim to promote racial harmony through shared sporting activities.
▪ a social audit of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
▪ Universities aim to attract students from varied social backgrounds.
▪ The Internet allows people of all ages to interact without the usual social barriers.
▪ Gwen’s a real social butterfly.
▪ Is there a link between crime and social class?
▪ The first years of life are very important in a child's growth toward social competence.
▪ Social conditioning makes crying more difficult for men.
▪ efforts to combat poverty and social exclusion
social expectations (=relating to what society thinks or expects)
▪ Social expectations of masculine and feminine behaviour changed drastically during the 1960s and '70s.
▪ The country’s social fabric is disintegrating.
▪ Social factors have played their part in the decline in family sizes.
▪ Max definitely lacked social graces.
social habits (=the things people normally do when they are with other people)
▪ Television changed some of our social habits.
▪ She’s studying the social implications of different patterns of work.
▪ Education can play a large part in reducing social inequality.
▪ social institutions such as the family and religion
▪ social mobility
social networking site
social ruin (=when someone loses their position or rank in society)
▪ In those days, breaking off your engagement could mean social ruin.
▪ social security benefits
▪ Contact social services for help.
social skills (=the ability to get on well with people)
▪ Unsociable toddlers were found to have poor social skills later.
▪ I lied about my family’s social status.
▪ The Indian caste system is an example of social stratification.
▪ The economic crisis was accompanied by mounting social tension.
▪ Besides marriage, other social ties drew people together.
▪ The policy led to rising unemployment and social unrest.
▪ the social whirl of New York publishing
social/cultural etc norms
social/cultural/sexual etc revolution
▪ the biggest social revolution we have had in this country
▪ the sexual revolution of the 1960s
▪ Unemployment often leads to social disadvantage.
social/economic/emotional etc deprivation
▪ Low birth weight is related to economic deprivation.
social/human contact (=spending time with other people)
▪ He lived alone and had little human contact.
social/political/cultural etc formation
▪ Marx founded a new science: the science of the history of social formations.
▪ The rise in food prices has had enormous economic and political consequences.
▪ Black people had to fight for social and economic equality with whites.
social/political/economic etc change
▪ Demands for political and social change are growing.
▪ Many changes had taken place in the social and political structure of the island.
the cultural/social environment
▪ Changes in the cultural environment affect people’s attitudes and values.
the Labour/Conservative/Social Democratic etc government
▪ In August 1931, the Labour government collapsed.
the political/economic/social etc climate
▪ At the time the political climate was moving steadily to the right.
the social scale
▪ At the other end of the social scale, life is a constant struggle to get enough to eat.
the social scene
▪ She loved the city, and really enjoyed the social scene.
the social side
▪ The social side of the group is very important.
the social sphere
▪ The following chapter considers the influence of factors in the wider social sphere.
the social/political/historical etc context
▪ You often need to understand the cultural context of jokes.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ Restored quarrymen's cottages at Gloddfa Ganol show the social background of the industrial workers.
▪ Childhood cancers, including leukaemia, can strike a healthy child at random, regardless of race, social background or creed.
▪ Both parents were of Breton origin, but of markedly different social backgrounds.
▪ It must be seen against the social background of early Anglo-Saxon society in the seventh century.
▪ Then suddenly they became part of the social background like film stars or professional football players.
▪ The police tend to operate with different expectations of individuals from different social backgrounds.
▪ A Chance to Dance aims to encourage children of all ethnic groups and social backgrounds.
▪ This proceeding ignored the current theory that intelligence was independent of social background.
▪ Such a cost none the less needs setting against the advantages in any ecological study of gorilla social behaviour.
▪ This is the case with all deviant social behaviour, such as incorrect marriages or theft.
▪ Evil to their mind is easily detectable: it reveals itself in bizarre appearances, anti-social behaviour.
▪ What many people believe to be stimulation is actually a loss of inhibition that normally controls their social behaviour.
▪ Enlightened self-interest is, for those of us who are not saints, the necessary condition of social behaviour.
▪ For many weeks she watched and noted their social behaviour without being spat at.
▪ The expansion, or attempted expansion, of genes is seen as the central causal mechanism underlying both individual and social behaviour.
▪ Solitariness is thus a result of social behaviour and may produce particular societal structures involving wide dispersion.
▪ Such reduced absenteeism is a social benefit in that it reduces public expenditure through the statutory sick-pay scheme.
▪ Workers are paid in glass, receive their social benefits in glass and must sell the glass to stay alive.
▪ They can have very different employment protection laws and social benefits.
▪ Dole campaigns vigorously against federal mandates that require states to provide stipulated social benefits or meet a variety of federal guidelines.
▪ It is thought that therapeutic operations provide such a social benefit by the psychological benefit.
▪ Marginal social cost and marginal social benefit would then be equated at the point E *;.
▪ Thus, beyond a certain point the marginal social benefit of further risk reduction will exceed the marginal social cost.
▪ Expanding output would add more to social benefit than to social cost.
▪ Historians study social change and they focus on particular events for their data.
▪ Anyway, I knew all along that this education was going to be put to work for social change.
▪ Study, explore and anticipate social change affecting the global environment; 3.
▪ Instead, it will be a vehicle for gradual, quiet yet profound social change.
▪ And what, in any case, did these radical critics of social change in fact propose to offer?
▪ How far did war affect the economy or bring about social change?
▪ The Victorian period was one of tremendous economic and social change.
▪ This of course opens up possibilities of positive social change.
▪ There continued to be striking regional and social class variations in infant mortality and in life expectancy at later ages.
▪ The Baker-Donaher family were the flip side of the Wilkins of Reading: different hemispheres, different social class.
▪ Pupils among the less affluent social classes account for half of the population but only 13 % of entry to top universities.
▪ There were some clear social class differences in their answers.
▪ There is an unspoken recognition of a certain disposition or habitus among the social classes.
▪ Most controls were from lower to mid-middle class, while the cases had a greater spread of social class.
▪ The decades following the Second World War saw an historically unprecedented growth in retirement at a fixed age for all social classes.
▪ These determinants include motivation, culture, social class, the family and so on.
▪ You can't get it from ordinary social contact like sharing food, towels, toilets or hugs.
▪ While some tribal people moved into Freetown, they, too, had limited social contact with the Creoles.
▪ The third high-risk group comprises manual workers without hobbies and interests, whose entire social contact has been based on their workplace.
▪ This confirms the well observed inverse relationship between disability and social contact.
▪ A key question concerns the types of social contact that may be associated with a high risk of transmission of P cepacia.
▪ More specifically, it was the daughters, as opposed to spouse carers, who were upset by the reduced social contact.
▪ People still want to have the social contact that work offers, and want to stay in regular touch with their co-workers.
▪ But a busy life inevitably leaves little time for social contact.
▪ Some would argue that above semantics lies a level concerned with the use of language in its social context.
▪ I plan to consider these questions as they relate to the human need to create and maintain self-identity in a social context.
▪ In the first place, the rhetorical perspective advocates understanding attitudes in terms of the wider social context.
▪ You rarely find consideration of the social context of error, or of its significance in the growth of the writer.
▪ Individuals do not move through a smooth physical vacuum; they negotiate structured social contexts in company with other individuals.
▪ In the social context, drugs such as caffeine, sugar and chocolate are well accepted and much enjoyed by millions worldwide.
▪ Attempts to help people in distress are less successful when treated in isolation from the social context in which they live.
▪ The companies' main concerns, however, were with social control of their workforces outside the pits.
▪ He tries to provide for reform within a political framework and he introduces consensus, as a social control variable.
▪ It was therefore apparent that the specific practice of lawyers can not be theorised as social control.
▪ All political regimes attempt to manipulate information as a means of social control.
▪ In urban areas, therefore, the effectiveness of informal social control is reduced.
▪ Once again shame and stigma are being touted as methods of social control.
▪ The church for its part acted as an administrative agency of colonial expansion and a major institution of social control.
▪ The revivals also provided for social control.
▪ There is a case for government intervention to make sure marginal social cost and marginal social benefit are equated.
▪ A few feminists are achingly aware of both their personal desires to he thin and the social cost of those desires.
▪ In the latter illustration consideration has also to be taken of social costs and benefits.
▪ As with other parental costs, parental expenditures On education arc also social costs because they absorb economic resources.
▪ These procedures are essentially intended to assess the social costs of school reorganization.
▪ Expanding output would add more to social benefit than to social cost.
▪ For these reasons, the precise extent of the social cost of monopoly remains a subject of continuing controversy.
▪ At the equilibrium quantity Q the marginal consumer benefit is P l but the marginal social cost is P 2.
▪ Complex and difficult lives are simplified into iconic statements of social deprivation.
▪ It may lead to a considerable degree of social deprivation and a miserable existence for the families involved.
▪ Strategies to promote the nation's health should acknowledge the importance of material and social deprivation more explicitly.
▪ The inclusion of measures of social deprivation is also poorly thought out.
▪ Despite many attempts to link drug use with social deprivation, the association is spurious.
▪ New York has substantially worse infant and neonatal mortality than London or Paris and some signs of worse problems of social deprivation.
▪ Many cases of mild mental handicap are thus caused by social deprivation.
▪ Grief, loneliness, poor health, financial worries, social deprivation all contribute to a feeling of acute depression.
▪ Other articles in the issue cover consumer rights, photography, and the role of non-government organisations in social development.
▪ He said an agreement had been struck whereby Freeport would provide 1 percent of annual revenues for social development programs.
▪ Reading and moral development Much of the content of social development is concerned with ethics.
▪ Similarly, development of affect plays a role in social development.
▪ It is about something infinitely subtle: moral and social development.
▪ The head then commented on his social development.
▪ Thirdly, a crucial aim of the text is to show how the relationship between cultural and economic processes influences social development.
▪ Partners might feel that personal and social development should be set out clearly among the objectives of educational programmes.
▪ Funerals are not just some grim social event for retired people.
▪ This hall caters for many sporting activities and social events.
▪ At first they just focused on the fun part, the social events.
▪ The May festival has become a major social event in the racing calendar and includes a classic trial for the Derby.
▪ An elaborate send-off for the dead was also a social event, because a lavish funeral reflected on the living.
▪ The railways allowed ordinary people to visit the seaside and the country, so that natural-history excursions became social events.
▪ Nowadays, Super Sunday has become more of a social event.
▪ From a Marxist view, a class is a social group whose members share the same relationship to the means of production.
▪ Socialization occurs, not simply in individual histories but in the continuities of social groups as well.
▪ To grasp their real magnitude these figures need to be set against the incomes of other social groups.
▪ Specifically she develops two areas, feminist theory and liberation theology, as potential candidates to regenerate the social group work movement.
▪ Speakers of different languages and cultural backgrounds, and from different social groups, vary quite significantly in their preferred language norms.
▪ In many ways, then, peasants are more likely to be exposed to socio-economic change than other social groups.
▪ Power is a relation between social groups not a possession to be worn like a garment or flaunted like an antiracist badge.
▪ This reaction was not quite the same in the two main social groups, however.
▪ Here is the rich story of the social history of one of Britain's most important sports.
▪ On the economic and social history of the period its influence was also enormous.
▪ But none of the considerations mentioned above has so far impinged upon the social history of art.
▪ It was one of those moments when we can actually see whole new groups of people just walking into social history.
▪ The little decorations of social history are thin traces laid over a surface.
▪ It is the stuff from which social history, and columns a century hence, are made.
▪ The major functions of social institutions are those which help to meet the functional prerequisites of society.
▪ There are, of course, many links and parallels between economic history and the development of the government and social institutions.
▪ It is beyond doubt that the service was meant to be a social institution with aims in addition to those of an economic nature.
▪ The social institutions of traditionalism, such as religion and ideology, can also be seen as deformed, pathological modes of communication.
▪ Like words, social institutions, customs, and beliefs all change drastically over time.
▪ The poll reveals lack of confidence in leading social institutions.
▪ In practice, functionalists appear preoccupied with discovering the positive functions, the beneficial effects of social institutions.
▪ Tradition, along with custom and social institutions, is one of the major components of non-material culture.
▪ It has also shown that they are most effective in situations of crisis because of their ability to initiate and control social interactions.
▪ Social knowledge, the form of knowledge created by humans, is constructed by children primarily out of their social interactions.
▪ The goat's movements and social interactions show a similar seasonal variation.
▪ To the extent that educational programs purport to teach social knowledge, legitimate opportunities for social interaction must be provided.
▪ But this, in turn, led to some curious social interactions.
▪ As children have different histories of general experiences, so do they have different histories of social experiences, or social interaction.
▪ Social Interaction Another factor in cognitive development is social interaction.
▪ Society and social issues crept into film as the servant of plot.
▪ But, as Townsend suggests, structured dependence is not only about macro-economic and social issues.
▪ In college I became more conscious of social issues, and that expanded at law school.
▪ Brookside, as in its earliest days, had pretensions to be at the cutting edge of a social issue.
▪ In each so-called cooperative the attention paid to social issues, work conditions, and community welfare was meeting strong opposition.
▪ Very quickly, the local Labour parties identified with the social issues of the day.
▪ With most other social issues you can disagree on how you want to do some-thing.
▪ The demand for equality and social justice - that everyone must be the same - derives from what was originally envy.
▪ Much of his commitment to social justice came late in life.
▪ Delivery on social justice now seems further away than ever.
▪ He is a reformer with an outspoken commitment to civil society, social justice, the rule of law and expanded freedom.
▪ It therefore serves the cause of social justice to take groups as well as individuals into account.
▪ But I was a greedy child who knew nothing of cliches or social justice.
▪ He promised administrative reform, social justice, and an end to corruption.
▪ Commitments to social justice were thrown out of the window in pursuit of a more polarised and unequal economic model.
▪ She's developed a steady business and a strong social life at her church.
▪ Alcohol provided a social life for Dad as well as an escape.
▪ There is a further theme to do with the collective nature of social life.
▪ There was also the busy social life of a Broadway gypsy.
▪ There is a good social life and I've met friends.
▪ She was thoroughly enjoying herself, she assured Amy, and had a very full social life.
▪ The social life of the village revolved around the club; the clubhouse was like a den.
▪ Meanwhile, though, his interests in much of his prose gravitated towards the city and the consideration of social order.
▪ Members of these groups, which are linked together in an organic whole, work cooperatively to maintain the social order.
▪ The diversity of the spirits thus directly parallels the Akawaio social order.
▪ There are people in these centers of participation in the social order.
▪ The sense of insecurity which affected the city-states of Mesopotamia led to a rudimentary interest in the history of social order.
▪ For now we can proceed in terms of dealing with a fundamental social order which can be usefully described as disorganized capitalism.
▪ It was hoped by this means to produce an acceptable social order without the overt use of force.
▪ And such explanations only contributed to the existing capitalist social order.
▪ To this principle of social policy, add a principle of government.
▪ Between their hold on giant pension funds and their private wealth, they dominate political, economic, and social policy.
▪ But in the study of social policy, the importance of individuals should not be wholly underestimated.
▪ Within social policy, however, the power of the doctors provides related examples.
▪ Unlike those stressed above, these are questions about the impact of social policy upon economic policy rather than the other way round.
▪ Nevertheless, the key decisions about resources for the social policy sector will be regarded as economic policy decisions.
▪ It was important to sketch in some of the history of developments in social policy.
▪ So they conclude with a social policy agenda.
▪ This may be a social problem or a sociological problem.
▪ Hughes writes on a number of social problem topics, but at least some of this is in response to specific invitations.
▪ We will pay special attention to the underlying social problems in high-crime areas, particularly to prevent young people drifting into crime.
▪ Scarcely a single social problem was left untouched.
▪ Students would be too busy with real life to be bothered about social problems and conditions.
▪ As regards social problems, it is always easier to talk about a fair distribution of wealth than to impose it.
▪ Bereaved men often talk about their social problems being rather more connected with their homes than outside them.
▪ The widespread collapse into an enervated self can not be attributed solely to the economic and social problems of our day.
▪ These are, however, necessary consequences of the division of labour and the consequent role of trust in social relationships.
▪ Being passive, she can never crete the paternal law that orders social relationships.
▪ How useful these data are in revealing anything new about human social relationships depends very much on how we interpret them.
▪ Civil society is constituted by the social relationships and processes outside paid employment and not immediately affected by the state.
▪ Other techniques are available for obtaining insights into people's world-view and social relationships, and some will be briefly described here.
▪ Every social relationship entails a state of indebtedness just as every state of indebtedness entails a social relationship.
▪ The social relationships engaged in by Margaret Nicholson include a wide variety of friends and the stress on family ties is missing.
▪ This means that the forces of production in a hunting economy will correspond with a particular set of social relationships.
▪ Their sense of social responsibility is to society at large.
▪ These arguments make perfect sense in a free-enterprise business with no social responsibility.
▪ However, the concept of social responsibility and service is of limited use in developing a radical social movement.
▪ There is a separation between science and ethics, between technology and social responsibility.
▪ The fourth type of press theory put forward is that of social responsibility.
▪ Perhaps most important of all, however, is Bateson's treatment of the issue of social responsibility.
▪ The first involved the social responsibility of management.
▪ To ignore those who live at home is unacceptable; it runs counter to a general sense of social responsibility.
▪ To develop imagination and learn social skills.
▪ Our students are markedly lacking in social skills, the ability to meet people and to get along with them.
▪ They see individual achievement as rewarding for men, social skills as rewarding for women.
▪ But the concern over work inhibition is not language; it is the development of social skills.
▪ It is also a major social skill.
▪ Health and safety habits must be learned as well as recreational pastimes, social skills, and establishment of interpersonal relations.
▪ Thus, social skills involve assessing the skills of the other person, a process known as mutual construing.
▪ Her strengths are impressive: her competence in the world, her highly developed social skills, her humor, her warmth.
▪ Despite these disadvantages, many older people have been able to maintain their social status by remaining active, alert and healthy.
▪ Hughes makes the discovery of social status an intriguing undertaking.
▪ There is now a social status attached to non-manual jobs, to being a two-car family and so on.
▪ It was a sign of Low Rent origins, of inferior social status, of poor taste.
▪ In social status they varied considerably.
▪ Despite the invention of Bloomsbury morality, Woolf was trapped by her lack of money, education and social status.
▪ They discriminate against you because of colour, never mind that you have the same social status.
▪ The Durava was a considerably smaller caste than the Salagama, and its social status was probably slightly lower.
▪ This social structure is itself unequal, and works to the benefit of this dominant group.
▪ Its average age will essentially depend on the ambient social structure.
▪ These fundamental economic relations shape, in addition, all other aspects of the social structure.
▪ It is not just life that breaks down, but social structures and mores, the whole container of civilization.
▪ Christine tells me how there is no distinction on the island between religious belief and social structure.
▪ Marxist analyses of the social structure suggest that the political system is dominated by representatives of the bourgeoisie, the capitalist class.
▪ The value-science integrate was socially situated in that the values were seen as specific to a given social structure.
▪ Power and influence are what social systems live on.
▪ To last for very long any social system needs to be buttressed by a powerful integrating ideology.
▪ The social system has certain basic needs which must be met if it is to survive.
▪ Robert Foley is an anthropologist at Cambridge University who has tried to piece together the history of our social system.
▪ Each state agreed to recognise and respect the other, including their respective political and social systems.
▪ There is no longer any free space where individuals might develop alternative cultural and social systems.
▪ In order to show this Marx explains the simultaneous growth of both the ideology and the social system of capitalism.
▪ A person admitted to a residential home is joining a different social system, away from the family.
▪ Conservatives are right when they argue that government social welfare activities are antithetical grafts on the root stock of capitalism.
▪ That does not mean it makes no difference to social welfare which rules we settle upon.
▪ Through her contacts with corrections and social welfare agencies, she had more than half a dozen different caseworkers.
▪ In all countries that we studied paraprofessionals constitute the bulk of the social welfare work-force.
▪ The initial concern with social welfare was further demonstrated by the provision of state-hired social workers.
▪ Spending cuts would especially affect public administration and, within the social welfare budget, the level of payments on sickness benefit.
▪ But those problems are real and the social welfare state is in retreat.
▪ Thus understanding the social world of vulnerable elderly people involves exploring the meaning of death in a personal way.
▪ Virtually all of them see their academic institutions as complex social worlds with competing pressures and multiple tasks and goals.
▪ The social world of the 1950s was profoundly different.
▪ But can the same be said about the social world?
▪ The rules of the social world are, from a hermeneutic point of view, importantly different from causal laws.
▪ When the young worker's social world was bounded by his village such considerations did not matter.
▪ Individuals and their relationship to the social world were also the prime concern of Thomas.
▪ Clowns in the social world of soccer fans, are the pathetic figures who will never make it.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ an increase in spending on Social Security and Medicare
▪ Can you write your Social Security number in the box please?
▪ How'd you find it, living on Social Security?
▪ Once I've paid for my rent and food, most of my Social Security is used up.
▪ The government faces strong opposition to its proposals to cut Social Security payments.
▪ After two years of being on experimental drugs for her epilepsy, Harlan got on Medicare via Social Security disability.
▪ Decisions of tribunals may be appealed to the Social Security Commissioners on a point of law.
▪ However, I have an equally strong conviction that a balanced-budget amendment is a threat to Social Security and our economic health.
▪ Last but certainly not least, Social Security and Medicare have been very good deals for participants.
a political/social etc animal
▪ I was never a political animal.
▪ One advantage in being a social animal is that one need not discover practices for oneself.
▪ To Freud man is a social animal without being entirely a socialized animal.
▪ Unlike Wellington, Harriett was a political animal through and through, whose ambition was that her men should succeed.
social/legal/political etc framework
▪ But he accepted the social framework of his day and the status and role of women within it.
▪ He tries to provide for reform within a political framework and he introduces consensus, as a social control variable.
▪ In the twelfth century the canon lawyers devised an elaborate, and comparatively humane, legal framework for poor relief.
▪ It summarises geological knowledge of metalliferous mineralisation, reviews current and past exploration, and describes its administrative and legal framework.
▪ No legal framework prevails to enable disabled people to counteract discrimination, unfair employment practices, problems of access, etc.
▪ Some relate to the present legal framework.
▪ The simplified and more rational legal framework that it introduced is unified by some powerful principles that speak to those issues.
▪ What is the point of a legal framework if companies can not get a court injunction to stop illegal strike action?
social/personal/sex etc life
▪ Full of character, Paxos has an easy social life, ideal for people on holiday by themselves.
▪ He considered her sound as a bell in most ways, apart from this mad preoccupation with Nicandra's social life.
▪ He frequently attempted to deflect criticism of his administration and personal life by characterizing such allegations as the product of white racism.
▪ He would state all these things and would add that Citizen Oswald takes no part in the social life of the shop.
▪ She didn't have many friends and not much of a social life.
▪ The next programme started - an analysis of political and social life in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
▪ The social life of the island was in disarray.
▪ They are active shoppers and visibly social, using their social life to forward their careers.
the political/social landscape
▪ A minority government would represent a change in the political landscape.
▪ His words transformed the political landscape.
▪ In the name of democracy, they are transforming the political landscape to make democracy marginal.
▪ In the public sphere, women must assume sufficient power to change the cultural imagery and the political landscape.
▪ Large-scale, bureaucratic organizations are the dominant features of the political landscape.
▪ Such commentators have argued that the breakdown of morality in the 1960s has had lasting effects on the social landscape.
▪ This gap is one of the most prominent features on the political landscape at the dawn of 1996.
▪ Women, who had up to 1945 been barred from participating in elections, changed the political landscape by becoming voters.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ social changes that brought women even greater freedom
▪ demands for social change
▪ Elephants are social animals.
▪ Governments have made efforts to improve women's social and economic status.
▪ Rising unemployment led to even more social problems.
▪ the struggle for social justice
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ As yet there has been little research considering early retirement among women and its social meaning and impact.
▪ Full of character, Paxos has an easy social life, ideal for people on holiday by themselves.
▪ Here we need to rely on our social scientific knowledge about our own legal and social institutions.
▪ Not least important, marriage is a great social stabilizer of men.
▪ Our social worker came and he said Mum had told him I had a boyfriend.
▪ Subjectivity becomes contained in discourse: a solution which does not deal adequately with its complicated place in psychology and social relations.
▪ The child at the stage of concrete operations can assume the viewpoint of others and spoken language is social and communicative.
▪ True believers are adamant that without annexation there can be no financial or social equity in Tucson -- end of discussion.II.noun
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A synagogue canceled its ice cream social and auction sale.
▪ She looked like the kind of girl you would have met at a church social.
▪ There would be whispers at the church socials, catty remarks behind her back in the supermarket aisles.
▪ This is not to underestimate the Club's previous social calendar which for many years included successful dinner dances and club socials.
▪ We also hold socials, parties, and organise day trips, again free of charge.