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advocate sociology

Definition of Advocate Sociology

(noun) Any use of sociological methods and theories to support and empower an individual or group.

Example of Advocate Sociology

Advocate Sociology Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ad·vo·cate so·ci·ol·o·gy

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /Ad-vuh-kuht soh-see-AH-luh-jee/
  • British English – /Ad-vuh-kuht soh-si-O-luh-jee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈædvəkət ˌsoʊsiˈɑləʤi/
  • British English – /ˈædvəkɪt 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 Advocate Sociology

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “advocate sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “advocate sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 10, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“advocate sociology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 10 Jul. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/>.