Definition of Human Ecology
(noun) The social science that studies the relationship between people and their built or natural environment.
Human Ecology Pronunciation
Syllabification: hu·man e·col·o·gy
- American English – /hyOO-muhn i-kAHl-uh-jee/
- British English – /hyOO-muhn i-kOl-uh-jee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈhjumən iˈkɑləʤi/
- British English – /ˈhjuːmən ɪˈkɒləʤi/
- Plural: human ecologies
- Not to be confused with cultural ecology.
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Cite the Definition of Human Ecology
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “human ecology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 28, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/human-ecology/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
human ecology. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/human-ecology/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “human ecology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 28, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/human-ecology/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“human ecology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 28 Mar. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/human-ecology/>.