- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Study of the methods or rules that individuals use to accomplish their daily actions and make sense of their social world.

Longer explanation

Ethnomethodology explores the interpretative processes individuals use to negotiate their way through the everyday. Throughout our day we interact -with our parents, friends, the check-out person at the grocery store. And ...

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