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urban sociology

Definition of Urban Sociology

(noun) The branch of sociology that studies urbanization.

Urban Sociology Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ur·ban so·ci·ol·o·gy

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /UHR-buhn soh-see-AH-luh-jee/
  • British English – /UHR-buhn soh-si-O-luh-jee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈɜrbən ˌsoʊsiˈɑləʤi/
  • British English – /ˈɜːbən ˌsəʊsɪˈɒləʤi/

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 November 24, 2020 (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 November 24, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/urban-sociology/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“urban sociology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Nov. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/urban-sociology/>.