(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.
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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.
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Turner, Bryan S., ed. 2006. The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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How to Cite the Definition of Advocate Sociology
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “advocate sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 25, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
advocate sociology. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://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 March 25, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“advocate sociology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 25 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/advocate-sociology/>.