[soh-see-oh-ek-uh-nom-iks, -ee-kuh-, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪks, -ˌi kə-, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study of the interrelation between economics and social behavior.
a person who studies the interrelation between economics and social behavior
[soh-see-oh-juh-net-ik, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ adjective 1. contributing to or affecting the course of social development: sociogenetic factors leading to war.
adjective 1. caused or influenced by society or social factors: sociogenic problems.
noun, Sociology. 1. a sociometric diagram representing the pattern of relationships between individuals in a group, usually expressed in terms of which persons they prefer to associate with.
noun 1. the branch of sociology that uses statistical data to describe social phenomena.