Word family noun society sociologist sociology sociability social socialism socialist socialite socialization sociopath adjective sociableunsociable socialanti-social unsocial socialist socialistic societal sociological sociopathic verb socialize adverb socially sociably sociologically
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sociology
sociologyso‧ci‧ol‧o‧gy /ˌsəʊsiˈɒlədʒi, ˌsəʊʃi- $ ˌsoʊsiˈɑːl-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] SSthe scientific study of societies and the behaviour of people in groupssociologist noun [countable]sociological /ˌsəʊsiəˈlɒdʒɪkəl, ˌsəʊʃi- $ ˌsoʊsiəˈlɑː-, ˌsoʊʃi-/ adjective a sociological studysociologically /-kli/ adverbanthropology, ethnology, social science
Examples from the Corpus
sociologyAn adequate sociology of culture must work more rigorously.The book is a fascinating combination of anthropology, history, sociology, and political science.How must the Mills macro sociology be modified?Much of modern sociology lacks a paradigm and consequently fails to qualify as science.These brief and incomplete excursions through five subject territories of sociology provide some examples of how male-orientation may be manifested.Reich tended to ignore the interconnection, but it was an important one for Freud's sociology.What is the significance of this in Bourdieu's systematic sociology?Newcomers to sociology may find it difficult to make much sense of ethnomethodology.