Social Bonds

Some articles on social, social bonds, bonds:

Control Theory (sociology)
... According to the control theory, weak containing social systems result in deviant behavior ... So, basically, if you have strong social bonds to positive influences, deviant behavior is less likely than someone who has no family or friends ... Control theory stresses how weak bonds between the individuals and society free people to deviate or go against the norms, or the people who have weak ...

Famous quotes containing the words bonds and/or social:

    What we often take to be family values—the work ethic, honesty, clean living, marital fidelity, and individual responsibility—are in fact social, religious, or cultural values. To be sure, these values are transmitted by parents to their children and are familial in that sense. They do not, however, originate within the family. It is the value of close relationships with other family members, and the importance of these bonds relative to other needs.
    David Elkind (20th century)

    As the saffron tints and crimson flushes of morn herald the coming day, so the social and political advancement which woman has already gained bears the promise of the rising of the full-orbed sun of emancipation. The result will be not to make home less happy, but society more holy.
    Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825–1911)