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social reductionism

Definition of Social Reductionism

(noun) A theory stating all social phenomena have a social explanation.

Social Reductionism Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈsoʊʃ(ə)l rəˈdəkʃəˌnɪz(ə)m/
      • /ˈsoʊʃ(ə)l riˈdəkʃəˌnɪz(ə)m/
    • British English
      • /ˈsəʊʃl rᵻˈdʌkʃn̩ɪz(ə)m/
      • /ˈsəʊʃl rᵻˈdʌkʃənɪz(ə)m/
  • Syllabification: (so·cial re·duc·tion·ism)

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Reference

Babbie, Earl R. 2011. The Basics of Social Research. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Cite the Definition of Social Reductionism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “social reductionism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/social-reductionism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “social reductionism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/social-reductionism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“social reductionism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/social-reductionism/>.