A social problem is any issue that a group of people sees as being undesirable for the entire community. The group of people who identify and name the problem do not necessarily have to constitute all or even a majority ... More »

Examples of social needs include love, belonging, acceptance and safety. Satisfaction of these needs is important in order to feel supported and accepted. Having one's social needs met also helps prevent problems such as... More »

A failure within a society to provide a means to achieve goals can cause social problems, according to About.com. If a system of society is structured in such a way that it favors a specific group of society members, tho... More »

The term "social implications" refers to the effects that the actions of an individual or group have on such variables as the values, demographics or economic condition of an individual, families or a community. Increase... More »

A community is a group of people who share something. That something may be religion, culture, government or any combination of the three. Therefore, in order to describe a community, it is first necessary to define the ... More »

A "social ill" is a term synonymous with the phrase "social problem" or "social issue." A social problem exists when a condition is undesirable to some members of a community, according to Syracuse University. Examples o... More »

Social issues encompass issues that a small to representative group of people within a society disagree with or find undesirable. An example of a social issue, also known as a social problem, would be abortion. More »