SOCIAL APPROVAL

the positive appraisal and acceptance of a person by a social group. It can include compliments, praise, etc. Compare it with social disapproval for...

SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM

Social constructionism is associated with post-modernism when any knowledge of reality is in fact a construct of culture, language and society having no objective...

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

the gradual gaining of skills, relationships and attitudes that enables a person to interact in society.

SOCIAL FACTORS

These are the factors that affect our thought and behaviour in social situations. This includes feedback, splitting into smaller groups and unresolved conflict. Social...

SOCIAL INSTINCT

1. Desire for contact and a feeling of belonging in a social setting. 2. Psychology of Alfred Adler. The innate drive for cooperation that...

SOCIAL MARKETING

the use of marketing techniques to elicit socially desirable behaviour.

SOCIAL PHENOMENON

the process or accomplishment from 2 or more interacting.

SOCIAL RELATIONSHIP

The sum of the social interactions between people over time. This can be a positive or a negative relationship. Momentary social interactions can be...

SOCIAL SPEECH

when we use speech as way to communicate an idea to others. See socialised speech; egocentric speech.

SOCIAL WORKER

a person who is trained to deal with helping people and families. They have a degree and spend a lot of time helping families...

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