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at least two people who have one or more goals in common and share common ways of thinking and behaving
people who share a social characteristic
social category
people temporarily in the same place at the same time
social aggregate
people who are emotionally close, know one another well and seek one another's company
primary group
interactions that are intimate personal, caring, and fulflling
primary relations
people who share only a part of their lives while focusing on a goal or task
secondary group
impersonal interactions involving limited parts of personalities
secondary relationships
How do primary groups develop?
small size, face-to-face contact, continuous contact, proper social environment
What are the functions of primary groups?
emotional support, socialization, encourage conformity