cultural ecology

(noun) The study of how groups of people interact with and adapt to their environment.

Example: A cultural ecologist would study how societies adopt subsistence strategies depending on their environment and social factors.

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Works Consulted

Bruce, Steve, and Steven Yearley. 2006. The SAGE Dictionary of Sociology. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Collins English Dictionary: Complete and Unabridged. 6th ed. 2003. Glasgow, Scotland: Collins.

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How to Cite the Definition of Cultural Ecology

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cultural ecology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-ecology/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cultural ecology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-ecology/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cultural ecology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-ecology/>.