Definition of Interpretive Framework
(noun) A research method that involves detailed understanding of a particular subject through observation, not through hypothesis testing.
Interpretive Framework Pronunciation
Syllabification: in·ter·pre·tive frame·work
- American English – /in-tUHR-pruh-tiv frAYm-wuhrk/
- British English – /in-tUHR-prit-tiv frAYm-wuhrk/
- Plural: interpretive frameworks
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- Word origin of “interpretive” and “framework” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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.
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Cite the Definition of Interpretive Framework
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “interpretive framework.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 5, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/interpretive-framework/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
interpretive framework. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/interpretive-framework/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “interpretive framework.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 5, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/interpretive-framework/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“interpretive framework.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 5 Jun. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/interpretive-framework/>.