Descriptor English: Social Responsibility
Descriptor Spanish: Responsabilidad Social
Descriptor responsabilidad social
Entry term(s) obligación social
rendición de cuentas
responsabilidad social para la salud
Scope note: Obligaciones y responsabilidades asumidas en la realización de acciones o ideas en nombre de otros.
Descriptor Portuguese: Responsabilidade Social
Descriptor French: Responsabilité sociale
Entry term(s): Accountability
Accountability, Social
Future Generation
Future Generations
Generation, Future
Generations, Future
Obligation, Social
Obligations to Society
Obligations, Social
Responsibilities, Social
Responsibility, Social
Social Accountability
Social Obligation
Social Obligations
Social Responsibilities
Society, Obligations to
Tree number(s): F01.829.500.760
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.
Allowable Qualifiers: No qualifiers
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 13325
Unique ID: D012941
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Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Social Responsibility - Preferred
Concept UI M0020045
Scope note The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.
Preferred term Social Responsibility
Entry term(s) Responsibilities, Social
Responsibility, Social
Social Responsibilities
Obligation, Social - Narrower
Concept UI M0020042
Preferred term Obligation, Social
Entry term(s) Obligations, Social
Social Obligation
Social Obligations
Obligations to Society - Narrower
Concept UI M0020043
Preferred term Obligations to Society
Entry term(s) Society, Obligations to
Communitarianism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0413995
Scope note A movement in social thought that emphasizes the responsibilities of the individual within the larger community.
Preferred term Communitarianism
Accountability - Broader
Concept UI M0405184
Scope note Responsibility for explaining or justifying one's conduct to the public or to one's superiors. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Preferred term Accountability
Future Generations - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0413909
Scope note Individuals not yet in existence to whom obligations may be owed.
Preferred term Future Generations
Entry term(s) Future Generation
Generation, Future
Generations, Future
Social Accountability - Narrower
Concept UI M0020044
Preferred term Social Accountability
Entry term(s) Accountability, Social

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