SOCIAL DETERMINISM By N., Sam M.S. - 40 a theory that says historical events are determined by social phenomena. See cultural determinism; determinism. SOCIAL DETERMINISM: "In social determinism, economic force can be a reason for an event." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL DETERMINISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-determinism/ (accessed June 26, 2022).