Atomization of society  

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"Like most people, he found he loathed what the sociologists and commentators liked to call the “atomization of society.”"--Atomised (1998) by Michel Houellebecq


"... resisting the atomization of society and fanatical individualism."--Whites, Jews, and Us (2016) by Houria Bouteldja, p. 131


"David Brooks in his piece "The Solitary Leaker" (2013) on Edward Snowden in The New York Times has mentioned “the atomization of society.” The phenomenon was perhaps best described by Robert Putnam in his famous book Bowling Alone (2000). Before him, there was The Lonely Crowd (1950) by David Riesman et al and The Quest for Community (1953) by Robert Nisbet·"--Sholem Stein

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The atomization of society is a common phrase to denote the nature of social networks in post-industrial society.

The title is also reflected in Atomised (1998) by Michel Houellebecq.




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