analysis

(noun) The process of separating a whole into its parts for discussion, interpretation, or study.

(noun) The result of analysis.

Example: Content analysis or statistical analysis

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How to Cite the Definition of Analysis

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “analysis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/analysis/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “analysis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/analysis/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“analysis.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/analysis/>.