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sociometry

Definition of Sociometry

(noun) The quantitative study of social relations in groups or populations.

Sociometry Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌsoʊsɪˈɑmətri/
      • /ˌsoʊʃɪˈɑmətri/
    • British English
      • /ˌsəʊʃɪˈɒmᵻtri/
      • /ˌsəʊsɪˈɒmᵻtri/
  • Syllabification: (so·ci·om·e·try)

Usage Note

  • Plural: sociometries

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Cite the Definition of Sociometry

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sociometry.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 13, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/sociometry/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sociometry.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 13, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/sociometry/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“sociometry.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 13 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/sociometry/>.