Tradition

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Tradition. / Otto, Ton.

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. ed. / George Ritzer. online. ed. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.

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Harvard

Otto, T 2016, Tradition. in G Ritzer (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. online edn, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. https://doi.org/10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

APA

Otto, T. (2016). Tradition. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online (online ed.). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

CBE

Otto T. 2016. Tradition. Ritzer G, editor. In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. online ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

MLA

Otto, Ton "Tradition". Ritzer, George (ed.). The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. online udg., Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. 2016. https://doi.org/10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

Vancouver

Otto T. Tradition. In Ritzer G, editor, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. online ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. 2016 https://doi.org/10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

Author

Otto, Ton. / Tradition. The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online: Blackwell Reference Online. editor / George Ritzer. online. ed. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.

Bibtex

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