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German to English Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc. Translation Glossary

German term English translation
Schule für Praktisch Bildbare Special school for practical skills/practical skill training
Schutzwürdigkeit entitlement to protection
Seilschaften cronyism; favoritism
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
seine eigenen Interessen vor den gemeinsamen Vorteil stellen to put their own interests before those of the group as a whole
Seitensprungagentur casual dating agency
Entered by: Thomas Pfann
Selbstachtung self-respect/self-esteem
Selbstbearbeitung self-development
Sicherungsauftrag mandate of safe custody
Entered by: Mary Burdman
siehste ist doch schön! You see, it's nice after all
sinnhafte orientierung rational orientation
Entered by: Christine Lam
Sollten Einwanderer ihre eigene Kultur weiter pflegen können? Should immigrants be allowed to maintain their own culture?
Entered by: Steffen Walter
Sozialberatung social counselling
Sozialberichterstattung reporting on social issues
soziale Unabhängigkeit vorleben You put into exemplary practice the principle of social self-sufficiency.
soziale Wirkmechanismen social mechanisms / mechanics (mechanisms) of social action (influence)
Entered by: Bernhard Sulzer
sozialraumbezogenen Ansätze social structure initiatives/socially oriented initiatives
Entered by: Ramey Rieger
Sozialwohngemeinschaften group homes for (socially disadvantaged) kids (US Term)
Spannungsmomente factors
Entered by: Steffen Walter
Spannungsmomente conflicts
Entered by: Eszter Bokor
Spätaussiedler (ethnic German) resettler
Spiel- und Freizeitpädagogik recreational activities, recreation
Stamm der Krahn Krahn tribe
starre Fesseln inflexible constraints
Stärkung populistischer Parteien an increase in support for parties with a populist agenda
stetig größer werdender Bewegungsradius unserer Kunden increasing mobility amongst our customers
Entered by: Steffen Walter
Stief- und Einelternfamilien stepfamilies and single-parent families
streitbare Demokratie militant democracy
Stutenbissigkeit female-on-female workplace hostility
systemische Haltung mindset, attitude
systemkritisch anti-establishment
Systemtheorie, systemtheoretisch systems theory
tüglich virtuous/chaste
türkischer Stadtviertel weiter verstärkt (further) reinforced by the existence of Turkish districts
Totschlagargument killer phrase(s)
Entered by: Darin Fitzpatrick
Tradierungsforschung Research into the handing down of history/oral history
transfergeschichtlich [perspectives from] transfer history
treuherzig innocent/ trusting
Trittbrettfahrer hangers-on / opportunistic elements / peripheral elements
Umweltbezüge relationship of social and psychic systems to their environments
UNDP & SRDA United Nations Development Program & Southern Region Development Authority
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