mass

(noun) A large group of people with a common interest, engaging in similar behaviors, not necessarily at the same time or place.

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How to Cite the Definition of Mass

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “mass.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 18, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/mass/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

mass. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/mass/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “mass.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 18, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/mass/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“mass.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/mass/>.