SOCIAL ORDER By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 1. The institutions, structures and organising principles that are used to maintain society. See social organisation. 2. A stable and peaceful society. SOCIAL ORDER: "The social order is used to maintain a stable and peaceful society." Related Psychology Terms GOOD CONTINUATION SOCIAL DEGENERACY SOCIAL CONTROL SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY SOCIAL MOBILITY STRATIFICATION BUFFERING SHAME CULTURE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF PSYCHOLOGISTS GUILT CULTURE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL ORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-order/ (accessed November 16, 2019).