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adjustment sociology

Definition of Adjustment Sociology

(noun) Any use of sociological methods or theories to facilitate improved social interactions between people from different groups.

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Adjustment Sociology Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ad·just·ment so·ci·ol·o·gy

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /uh-jUH-stmuhnt soh-see-AH-luh-jee/
  • British English – /uh-jUH-stmuhnt soh-si-O-luh-jee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /əˈʤʌstmənt ˌsoʊsiˈɑləʤi/
  • British English – /əˈʤʌstmənt ˌsəʊsɪˈɒləʤi/

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Works Consulted

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 5th ed. 2011. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Random House Webster’s College Dictionary. 1997. New York: Random House.

Turner, Bryan S., ed. 2006. The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Adjustment Sociology

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “adjustment sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 11, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/adjustment-sociology/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

adjustment sociology. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/adjustment-sociology/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “adjustment sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 11, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/adjustment-sociology/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“adjustment sociology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 11 Jul. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/adjustment-sociology/>.