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1 Social Institutions Prepared by: Myren R. Valenciano (February 07, 2012)
2 What Is a Social Institution? a group of social positions, connectedby social relations, performing a socialrole.also defined in a narrow senseas any institution in a societythat works to socialize the groupsof people in it.
3 Other definition:*Group of people banded together forcommon purposes having rights, privilege’s, liabilities, goals, or objectives distinct and independent from those of individual members.
4 *Universities, governments, families, and any people Common Examples of Social Institution:*Universities, governments, families, and any peopleor groups that you have socialinteractions with.
5 Social Institutions Categories: 1.Community2.Community Service Organizations3.Educational Institutions4.Ethnic or Cultural Groups5.Extended Family Families and Households6.Governments and Legal Institutions7.Health Care Institutions8.Intellectual and Cultural Organizations Market Institutions 9.Political and Non Government Organizations10.Religious Organizations
6 Characteristic and functions of an Institution CHARACTERISTICS:Palispis ( 1996 ) :Institution are purposive. Each of themhas the satisfaction of social needsas its own goal or objective.They are relatively permanent in theircontent. The pattern roles and relationsthat people enact in particular culturebecome traditional and enduring.
7 2.Institutions are structured. The components tend to band together, and reinforce oneanother.3.Institutions are unified structure. They functionas a unit. Institutions are dependenton one another.4. Institutions are necessarily value-laden. Theirrepeated uniformities , patterns and trends becomecodes of conduct.5.Institutions are necessarily value-laden.Their repeated uniformities patterns and trends become codes of conduct.
8 1.Institutions simplify social behavior for the individual person. FUNCTIONS:1.Institutions simplify social behavior for theindividual person.2.Institutions, thererfore , provide ready-made formsof social relations for the individual.
9 3.Institutions also act as agencies of coordination and stability for the total culture.4.Institutionds tend to control behavior.They contain the systematic expectations of the society .
10 and services, preserving order, and providing Functional Theorists :Five Essential Tasks* Replacing members or procreation, teaching new members, producing, distributing and consuming goodsand services, preserving order, and providingand maintaining a sense of purpose.
11 *Group behavior is often subconsciously fixed through constant repetition and when thereis a need for planning, thegroup can easily ascertain from itsinstitutions the normal modes, trends andprocedures.
12 References: *Social Dimensions Of Education, Copy right, 2006 by: Violeta A. Vega, Ph.D. ;Nelia G.Prieto; Myrna L. Carreon, Ed.D. ;Lorimar Publishing CO. , INC.*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_organization*: Webster's II New Riverside University Dictionary)Sustainable Development Indicator GroupWorking Draft Framework, Version 2, June 4, 1996