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  • 61Life chances — ( Lebenschancen in German) are the opportunities each individual has to improve their quality of life. The concept was introduced by German sociologist Max Weber. It is a probabilistic concept, describing how likely it is, given certain factors,… …

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  • 62Social progress — is defined as the changing of society toward the ideal. The concept of social progress was introduced in the early, 19th century social theories, especially those of social evolutionists like August Comte and Herbert Spencer. It was present in… …

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  • 63Social software — encompasses a range of software systems that allow users to interact and share data. This computer mediated communication has become very popular with social sites like MySpace and Facebook, media sites like Flickr and YouTube, and commercial… …

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  • 64Social pedagogy — is an academic discipline concerned with theory and practice of holistic education and care. The term pedagogy originates from the Greek pais (child) and agein (to bring up, or lead), with the prefix social emphasising that upbringing is not only …

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  • 65Social class in American history — Social class has been an important theme for historians of the United States for over 100 years. Colonial periodHistorians in recent decades have explored in microscopic detail the process of settling the new country and creating the social… …

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  • 66Social capital — is a concept in business, economics, organizational behaviour, political science, public health, sociology and natural resources management that refers to connections within and between social networks. Though there are a variety of related… …

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  • 67Life Teen — is a Catholic youth ministry organization and movement originating in the United States. It was established in 1985 at St. Timothy s Parish in Mesa, Arizona. Pastor Fr. Dale Fushek, Youth Minister Phil Baniewicz, and Music Minister Tom Booth came …

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  • 68Social responsibility — is an ethical or ideological theory that an entity whether it is a government, corporation, organization or individual has a responsibility to society but this responsibility can be negative. In that it is a responsibility to refrain from acting… …

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  • 69Social dominance orientation — (SDO), is a personality variable which predicts social and political attitudes. It is a widely applied Social Psychological scale. SDO is conceptualised as a measure of individual differences in levels of group based discrimination and… …

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  • 70Social Therapy — is an activity theoretic practice developed outside of academia at the East Side Institute for Group and Short Term Psychotherapy in New York. Its primary methodologists are cofounders of the East Side Institute, Fred Newman and Lois Holzman. In… …

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  • 71Social realism — Social Realism, also known as Socio Realism, is an artistic movement, expressed in the visual and other realist arts, which depicts working class activities. Many artists who subscribed to Social Realism were painters with socialist (but not… …

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  • 72Social discount rate — is a measure used to help guide choices about the value of diverting funds to social projects. It is defined as “the appropriate value of r to use in computing present discount value for social investments” [Gruber, Jonathan (2007). Chapter 8:… …

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  • 73Social cohesion — is a term used in social policy, sociology and political science to describe the bonds or glue that bring people together in society, particularly in the context of cultural diversity. Social cohesion is a multi faceted notion covering many… …

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  • 74social realism — social realist. a style of painting, esp. of the 1930s in the U.S., in which the scenes depicted typically convey a message of social or political protest edged with satire. Also, Social Realism. * * * Trend in U.S. art, originating с 1930,… …

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  • 75life — W1S1 [laıf] n plural lives [laıvz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time somebody is alive)¦ 2¦(state of being alive)¦ 3¦(way somebody lives)¦ 4¦(particular situation/job)¦ 5 social/personal/sex etc life 6¦(human existence)¦ 7¦(time when something exists/works)¦ …

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  • 76social — adj Social, gregarious, cooperative, convivial, companionable, hospitable are comparable rather than synonymous terms that all involve and often stress the idea of having or manifesting a liking for or attraction to the company of others. Social …

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  • 77Social dynamics — is the study of the ability of a society to react to inner and outer changes and deal with its regulation mechanisms. Social dynamics is a mathematically inspired approach to analyse societies, building upon systems theory and sociology.… …

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  • 78Life history theory — is an analytical framework widely used in animal and human biology, psychology, and evolutionary anthropology which postulates that many of the physiological traits and behaviors of individuals may be best understood in terms of the key… …

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  • 79Social Credit — is a socio economic philosophy wherein consumers, fully provided with adequate purchasing power, establish the policy of production through exercise of their monetary vote.cite book |title=Credit Power and Democracy |last=Douglas |first=C.H.… …

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  • 80Social movement — Social movements are a type of group action. They are large groupings of individuals and/or organizations focused on specific political or social issues, in other words, on carrying out, resisting or undoing a social change. Modern Western social …

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