(noun) Any use of sociological methods and theories to support and empower an individual or group.
Example: Using sociological research methods to improve efforts to eliminate violence against women.
Audio Pronunciation: (ad·vo·cate so·ci·ol·o·gy)
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- Advocate sociology provides methods and theories to assist advocates.
- A type of applied sociology along with action sociology, adjustment sociology, and administrative sociology.