(noun) “The view that social researchers should strive for subjectivity as they worked to represent social processes, cultural norms, and societal values” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usages Notes:

  • Plural: antipositivisms
  • Antipositivism is contrasted to positivism.
  • Variant form: anti-positivism

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OpenStax College. 2012. “The History of Sociology.” Connexions. May 3, 2012. (