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social reductionism

Definition of Social Reductionism

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

Social Reductionism Pronunciation

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Syllabification: so·cial re·duc·tion·ism

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Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /sOH-shuhl ri-dUHk-shuh-niz-uhm/
  • British English – /sOH-shuhl ri-dUHk-shuh-ni-zuhm/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈsoʊʃəl rəˈdʌkʃənɪz(ə)m/
  • British English – /ˈsəʊʃəl rɪˈdʌkʃənɪz(ə)m/

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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 20, 2020 (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 20, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/social-reductionism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“social reductionism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 20 Sep. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/social-reductionism/>.