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Respect It also could be applied to taking care of oneself, others or the environment. It adds general reliability to social interactions. It enables people to work together in a complimentary fashion, instead of each person having to understand or even agree with each other every time. Respect is very important to communities because it helps people get along with other people Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Reliability concerns quality or consistency. ... Social interaction is a dynamic, changing sequence of social actions between individuals (or groups) who modify their actions and reactions due to the actions by their interaction partner(s). ...


Language related respect

Human languages typically grammatically descibe distinction between honorific forms to the listener, on one hand. On the other is "familiar", or colloquial language. These distinctions may be grammatically encoded by a regular system of verb and noun affixes, such as in Japanese or, for example, children are taught Respect for their parents or in case of respect from a wife to a husband.[1] An honorific is a word or expression that conveys esteem or respect and is used in addressing or referring to a person. ...

Human culture have varied ways of showing respect by bodily actions. In many European cultures, people shake hands. In others, such as in Japan people bow at the waist when meeting.[2]

Frequently, gender is a factor in how respect is displayed in bodily behavior. For example, women in many Western cultures traditionally curtsy, whereas men bow.[2] Gender in common usage refers to the sexual distinction between male and female. ... A curtsey (also spelled curtsy) is a traditional gesture of greeting, in which a woman bends her knees while bowing her head. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The general theory behind the mafia (whether fictional or non-fictional) is that most mafias in some form or another revolve heavily around the theory of respect. Where the hired men and those lower in the rank of the family are set to show "respect" to the mafioso. [3][4][5]


As a sign of respect in almost any form of the military is a salute. A salute is used by enlistees to show respect to officers and by officers to those of higher rank. [6][7][8] The 21 gun salute (done within the military for funerals of military members and for high ranking civilians) is a very respect-based procedure. [9] This article is about the gesture. ...


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  2. ^ a b Physical Respect-Physical Respect
  3. ^ Mafia Related Respect-Mafia Related Respect
  4. ^ Liberal Mafia-Liberal Mafia (In relation to respect)
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  6. ^ salue explanation-Salute Explanation
  7. ^ Marine Core Salutes-Marine Core Salutes
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  9. ^ 21 Gun Salute-21 gun Salute

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Respect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
Respect is an attitude of acknowledging the feelings and interests of another party in a relationship, and of treating as consequential for the self the helping or harming of the other.
The concept of respect predates, and does not rely on, the existence of the concept of rights.
Respect is sometimes loosely used as a synonym for politeness or manners, though these are behaviours, whereas respect is an attitude.
RESPECT The Unity Coalition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2693 words)
RESPECT is standing Dave Ellis, a trade unionist who organised one of the largest continous strikes in recent years at Huddersfield Technical College, in the Greenhead by-election in Huddersfield which is due for election on 27th July.
Respect has countered this claim by stating that it is simply false, that the Respect programme was formed as an "emergency response" to the June 10 European and local elections, and that a full constitution will be developed democratically through elections at its annual conferences.
In November 2005, Respect's largest single financial donor, Dr Mohammad Naseem, was accused in an article by Peter Tatchell of being homophobic due to his senior position in the Islamic Party of Britain, which he claimed advocated the "banning of gay organisations" and the "execution of homosexuals" [10].
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