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assembling perspective

Definition of Assembling Perspective

(noun) The theory that individuals in crowds engage in collective action through purposeful behavior as rational thinkers.

Assembling Perspective Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: as·sem·bling per·spec·tive

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /uh-sEm-buh-ling puhr-spEk-tiv/
  • British English – /uh-sEm-bling puh-spEk-tiv/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /əˈsɛmbəlɪŋ pərˈspɛktɪv/
  • British English – /əˈsɛmblɪŋ pəˈspɛktɪv/

Usage Note

  • Plural: assembling perspectives

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

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

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

Cite the Definition of Assembling Perspective

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “assembling perspective.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 2, 2020 (http://sociologydictionary.org/assembling-perspective/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

assembling perspective. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/assembling-perspective/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “assembling perspective.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 2, 2020. http://sociologydictionary.org/assembling-perspective/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“assembling perspective.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 2 Jun. 2020. <http://sociologydictionary.org/assembling-perspective/>.