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Society

A group of persons who, by accident or design, are related to each other in some way and therefore have to deal with each other. Examples of societies include everyone who attends the same church, lives in the same country, or belongs to the same club. According to most political and economic theories, persons in a society have the responsibility to care for other members of that society, though exactly how to do so remains a matter of contention. While some theories emphasize the role of society, more individualistic theories tend to minimize its role.
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Band-and-village societies must pay a heavy price for keeping population and food supply in balance, and warfare is part of that price," Harris writes in Our Kind (1989, Harper & Row, New York).
What is perhaps most remarkable about white colonization in the North is how few white women embraced the cause as their own or organized female societies to support the reform.
While other Islamic cultural societies are routinely denied permission to form branches without an explanation, the only barriers for this society are "financial, strictly financial.
All across the country, state societies are taking a variety of approaches to provide information and other services to members and the general financial community.
Contrary to what one would expect from their names, both societies were regarded as representative of the working classes in nineteenth century Britain.
civil societies, which is not at all different from weak states/strong states, center/periphery, base/superstructure and East/West dichotomies.
State CPA societies and the American lnstitute of CPAs are leading an effort to establish a network that would consolidate some of their efforts in the development, purchase, sale and delivery of continuing professional education to CPAs.
Because of the dire needs of Russia's poor and the moral imperatives to assist them, the number of these philanthropic societies grew dramatically throughout the nineteenth century.
8) The issue of alienation from the west and their own societies is a commonly expressed problem among many Arab and third world intellectuals.
Over 76% of the CPAs surveyed by the American Institute of CPAs in collaboration with state CPA societies ranked the widespread application of computers and other technologies as very important to the accounting profession over the next 5 to 10 years.

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