(adjective) Involving two or more nations.
Example: A transnational company such as Google or the supply chain of food to markets around the world.
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- Also called multinational.
- Sociopologists study (noun) transnationality and (noun) transnationalism to explore (adverb) transnationally relevant themes such as the process of (noun) transnationalization or how culture (verb) transnationalizes.
- Word origin of “transnational” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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- Lechner, Frank, and John Boli. 2012. The Globalization Reader. Chichester, West Sussex: J. Wiley & Sons.
- Martell, Luke. 2010. The Sociology of Globalization. Malden, MA: Polity press.
- Nash, Kate. 2010. Contemporary Political Sociology: Globalization, Politics, and Power. 2nd. ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell.
- Robertson, Roland, and Kathleen E. White. 2003. Globalization: Critical Concepts in Sociology. London: Routledge.
- Sassen, Saskia. 2007. A Sociology of Globalization. New York: W. W. Norton.
- Savage, Michael, Gaynor Bagnall, and Brian Longhurst. 2005. Globalization and Belonging. London: SAGE
- cultural diffusion
- global perspective
- material culture
- nonmaterial culture
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How to Cite the Definition of Transnational
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “transnational.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/transnational/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
transnational. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/transnational/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “transnational.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/transnational/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“transnational.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/transnational/>.