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SOCIAL REGISTER

  • A way of expressing that a message is addressed to a particular individual.
  • For example, a higher-pitched simplified speech is used for communicating with a baby.

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NORM

Dictates how people should help other people who need help or are dependant.

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SOCIAL STRATIFICATION

Arranging the members of a society into a pattern of superior and inferior ranks.

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SOCIAL STRUCTURE

Ordered interrelationships that are characteristic of particular societies, such as its class structure or system of economic or political relations.

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SOCIAL SUPPORT

Help and resourced provided by others for coping.

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SOCIAL THEORY

A belief about how variables in the social environment go together.

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SOCIALIZATION

A process of behaviours accepted by society.

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SOCIOBIOLOGY

 Identifies biological and genetic bases for social behaviour in humans and other animals.

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SOCIOFUGAL SPACE

  • Settings created to discourage conversation among people by making eye contact difficult.
  • E.g. Side by side seating in waiting rooms.

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SOCIOLINGUISTICS

Is the study of relationships between social and linguistic variation or the study of language (performance) in its social context.

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SOCIOPETAL SPACE

  • Setting that encourage interpersonal interaction through increased eye contact.
  • E.g. Cafés, cocktail lounges.

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SORORATE

Custom by which a widower marries the sister of the deceased wife.

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SPACE INDUSTRIALIZATION

The development of important new manufacturing activities in the environment of outer space.

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SPECIALIZATION

Where individuals become experts in producing certain goods or services that are then exchanged.

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SPIRIT CULT

A group of adherents to a set of religious beliefs and ritual in which ghosts are believed to interfere in the affairs of the living.