- A small group of highly trained people in an organization that direct technological development.
- A few people in social movement that are the primary organizers and drivers of the message.
- Political “movers and shakers” determined who would be nominated for local office.
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- Plural: cadres
- Also called cell.
- Word origin of “cadre” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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How to Cite the Definition of Cadre
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cadre.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 24, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
cadre. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cadre.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 24, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“cadre.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/>.