anomie

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Alienation or social instability caused by erosion of standards and values
lack of moral standards in a society personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation
French term derived from Greek: "lawlesness" Term introduced by Emile Durkheim in Suicide (1897) Structural condition in which social norms or moral consensus are weak and/or conflicting
The breakdown of the influence of social norms on individuals within a society The weakening of the social bond
lack of moral standards in a society
From the Greek, "without law," a collapse of the social structures of a given society, or the state of alienation experienced by individuals and groups under these circumstances This experience of disorder or chaos is one of the precipitating catalysts for apocalyptic literature and movements
personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation
Emile Durkheim's designation for a condition in which social control becomes ineffective as a result of the loss of shared values and a sense of purpose in society
{i} breakdown of social structure (Sociology)
In the social sciences, a condition of social instability or personal unrest resulting from a breakdown of standards and values or from a lack of purpose or ideals. The term was introduced in 1897 by Émile Durkheim, who believed that one type of suicide (anomic) resulted from the breakdown of social standards that people need and use to regulate their behavior. Robert K. Merton studied the causes of anomie in the U.S., finding it severest in persons who lack acceptable means of achieving their cultural goals. Delinquency, crime, and suicide are often reactions to anomie. See also alienation
anomic
Socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated
anomic
1. Social instability caused by erosion of standards and values.2. Alienation and purposelessness experienced by a person or a class as a result of a lack of standards, values, or ideals
Anomy
personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation
Anomy
lack of moral standards in a society
anomic
socially disoriented; "anomic loners musing over their fate"; "we live in an age of rootless alienated people"
anomy
{i} social instability; breakdown of social structure (Sociology); personal condition of isolation and unrest as a result of lack of social control and regulation; violation of law, absence of law and order
anomy
Disregard or violation of law
anomy
alternative spelling of anomie
anomie

    Silbentrennung

    an·o·mie

    Türkische aussprache

    änımi

    Aussprache

    /ˈanəmē/ /ˈænəmiː/

    Etymologie

    (noun.) 1933. From French anomie from Ancient Greek ἀνομία (anomia, “lawlessness”) from ἄνομος (anomos, “lawless”) from ἀ- (a-, “not”) + νόμος (nomos, “law”)

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