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Classification of Social Groups - According to the Size of the Group

Here number of number in the group is taken into consideration. According to these criteria groups can be classified as:

a) Small Groups and

b) Big Groups.

a) Small Groups:

Member in this type is considerably less. Each member an identify each other and can establish close or direct relationship. In such groups feeling of co-operation and sympathy can be achieved individually. Size is limited e.g. family, Sport Club, Bhajani Mandal etc.

b) Big Groups:

This type of group is bigger in size. Number of members in a group is considerably large. I.e. 61 to 1000 e.g. University, Army etc. In larger group relationship is not direct and involves in to association.

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