Introduction: The Role of Social Relations in Human and Societal Development

  • Charis Psaltis
  • Alex Gillespie
  • Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont


Human development is mostly concerned with the sociomoral and cognitive development of a person during their lifespan. Societal development involves varying changes in resources, societal institutions, the spheres of the economy, education and health, technologies, values, social and gender relations, and power distribution, in historical time. The questions posed by human development, concerning the path, rate, breadth, variability and source of individual change, are also important issues for societal change.


Social Interaction Human Development Social Relation Collective Action Societal Change 
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