Definition of socioecologist in US English:

socioecologist

noun

  • See socioecology

    • ‘We could say, to be short, that some activists are focussing on biological considerations while others are taking into account the human and social aspect of ecology (they tend to qualify themselves as socioecologists).’
    • ‘According to socioecologists, who look at the natural environment to explain social dispositions, the optimal condition for the evolution of egalitarianism is dependency on cooperation combined with the option to leave the group.’
    • ‘Socioecologists argue that men, women, and children have to share food in order to ensure the long-term survival of the group.’
    • ‘In some regards, Darwin’s theory of evolution can be considered an application of free market principles to nature, subsequently reapplied to social behaviour by socioecologists.’

Pronunciation

socioecologist

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