ethnomethodology

ethnomethodology

[eth-noh-meth-uh-dol-uh-jee]
noun
the sociological study of the rules and rituals underlying ordinary social activities and interactions.

Origin:
1960–65; ethno- + methodology

ethnomethodologist, noun
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ethnomethodology (ˌɛθnəʊmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
Compare phenomenology a method of studying linguistic communication that emphasizes common-sense views of conversation and the world

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