The study of social groups is a main focus of many sociologists. In this lesson, we define social groups and differentiate between several
The distinction between Primary and Secondary groups serves to identify between two orders of social organization through analysis of the group relationships and
Both primary group and secondary group differ from each other in certain respects. (1) Difference in size: The size of the primary group is small as it consists of
ADVERTISEMENTS: Differences between Primary Social Group and Secondary Social Group! (i) Size: A primary group is small in size as well as area. The membership is
An understanding of the modern industrial society requires an understanding of the secondary groups. The social groups other than those of primary groups may be
Primary Group: Meaning and Characteristics of Primary Group! Passing to Cooleys classification of groups, Cooley has classified groups into primary and secondary
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