SOCIAL CLOCK

this is the set of norms that govern the ages at which certain events happen, like starting school, getting married, retiring etc.

SOCIAL CLOCK: "The social clock works to govern some of the age related events in society."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL CLOCK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-clock/ (accessed January 16, 2020).
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