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economic determinism

n
(Sociology) a doctrine that states that all cultural, social, political, and intellectual activities are a product of the economic organization of society

economic determinism

The belief that all activities, such as cultural and political ones, arise from the economic organization of society.
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ECONOMIC determinism is the philosophical-methodological theory of Karl Marx, which accepts the existence of causality, the universal causal and inevitable association of all phenomena.
A significant strength is the elimination of economic determinism and the inclusion of knowledge of science into the public equation.
So let's not slip into an arid economic determinism that ignores the profundity of what is at stake.
These are all legitimate questions but despite my strong belief in economic determinism I am not an economist who can answer them with confidence.
The neo-Marxist turn in critical education grew as a reaction against this perceived economic determinism of Marxism, and some critical scholars were drawn to more culturalist analyses (e.
A more fruitful way to consider black identity, quantitatively, would be to make more of this information in the face of Morris's implicit economic determinism.
Eagleton proceeds by mentioning the fifth allegation, that Marxism is nothing but mere economic determinism.
In their view, contemporary scholars miss or mischaracterize distinctive features of American constitutional law and politics by remaining too harnessed to Beard's economic determinism.
In this amusingly polemical manner, the book's ten chapters defend Marx's views, addressing and answering standard objections, such as Marxism's demise, its economic determinism, communism's failures, revolutionary violence, his reductive materialism, his utopian outlook, or race or gender's new importance.
If you thought Marx's economic determinism economic relations determine the rest of human relations) was old hat or was not a serious topic of debate outside arcane academic journals, you'd be wrong.
Most surprisingly, Beard claimed that James Madison, in Federalist 10, supported a theory of economic determinism as a principle of constitutional construction.
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