GESELLSCHAFT By N., Sam M.S. - 3 this is the name that describes a social group or a society where the people feel isolated from each other. Relationships are mainly contractual and guided by self-interest. GESELLSCHAFT: "Gesellschaft is a German word meaning a type of society." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) ESTHETICS SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Hitler and Conformity FROMM, ERICH (1900—) SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GESELLSCHAFT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gesellschaft/ (accessed December 2, 2021).