Modern social problems terms

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Anomiea condition of instability resulting from a breakdown of standards and values or from a lack of purpose or ideals. Introduced by Emile Durkhiem in his study of sucide.
Assimilationis the gradual process by which a person or group belonging to one culture adopts the practices or another, thereby becoming a member of that culture. (can be forced or unforced)
Beginner’s Mindhaving an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advance level.
Capitalismthe social system which now exists in all countries of the world. Under this system, the means for producing and distributing goods (the land, factories, technology, transport system etc) are owned by a small minority of people.