SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification)

A broad social grouping based upon level of prestige determined by such characteristics as occupation, income, family genealogy, moral standing, residential area, and social...

SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms)

The standards by which behavior is judged in a given social group; the way the members of a group are expected to think, feel...

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...

SYMBOLIC FUNCTION

The process primarily described in relation to young children, from age 2 to 4, in which children can create mental images of objects and...

SELECTION

Play of forces that determines the relative reproductive performance of the various genotypes in a population, especially in regard to behavioral or genetic traits...

SYNTHETIC APPROACH

It is synthesizing or combining of different processes, components or system. It is used as a means of learning or to understand the entire...

SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949)

Sullivan is chiefly noted for his “interpersonal theory,” an approach to personality and psychotherapy based on the crucial importance of interactions with other people.Sullivan...

SEXUAL BEHAVIOR

These are the actions that lead to reproduction and stimulation of sexual organs for satisfaction without conception. It can orientation, courting, sex positions and...

SOCIOTROPY

a person's tendency to place an inordinate value on relationships over personal independence that will leave them vulnerable to depression in the response to...

SOCIAL SKILLS

These are the skills that allow a person to interact and to act appropriately in given social contexts. The skills include assertiveness, coping, communication...

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