subjectivity

(noun) Opinions based on personal impressions that are influenced by bias and prejudices.

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Usage Notes:

  • Subjectivity is opposed to objectivity.
  • Also called subjectiveness.

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Works Consulted

Scott, John, and Gordon Marshall. 2005. A Dictionary of Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Taylor & Francis. (N.d.) Routledge Handbooks Online. (https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/).

Turner, Bryan S., ed. 2006. The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Wiley. (N.d.) Wiley Online Library. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/).

 

How to Cite the Definition of Subjectivity

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “subjectivity.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/subjectivity/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “subjectivity.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/subjectivity/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“subjectivity.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/subjectivity/>.