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urban sociology

Definition of Urban Sociology

(noun) The branch of sociology that studies urbanization.

Urban Sociology Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈərbən ˌsoʊsiˈɑlədʒi/
      • /ˈərbən ˌsoʊʃ(i)ˈɑlədʒi/
    • British English
      • /ˈəːb(ə)n ˌsəʊʃɪˈɒlədʒi/
      • /ˈəːb(ə)n ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒi/
  • Syllabification: (ur·ban so·ci·ol·o·gy)

Usage Note

  • Plural: urban sociologies

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Cite the Definition of Urban Sociology

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “urban sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/urban-sociology/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “urban sociology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/urban-sociology/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“urban sociology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/urban-sociology/>.