Definition of Value Neutrality
(noun) Attempting to remain impartial during a study, observation or an analysis.
Example of Value Neutrality
- When marking a student’s paper, the topic of which is religion, any values pertaining to religion that the teacher marking it has must be cast aside for validity of critique.
Value Neutrality Pronunciation
Syllabification: val·ue neu·tral·i·ty
- American English – /vAl-yoo noo-trAl-uh-tee/
- British English – /vAl-yoo nyoo-trAl-i-tee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈvælju nuˈtræləti/
- British English – /ˈvæljuː nju(ː)ˈtrælɪti/
- Plural: value neutralities
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APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
value neutrality. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/value-neutrality/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “value neutrality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 12, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/value-neutrality/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“value neutrality.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Aug. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/value-neutrality/>.