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e·qual′i·tar′i·an·ism n.


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Noun1.equalitarianism - the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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Equalitarianism in Korea, habit of the mind [In Korean].
Ironically, the growing inequities of 21st-century life in America have caused a resurgence in equalitarianism, primarily Marxist in sympathy, by a new breed of radical thinkers who are very much concerned with the equality of result or condition that so troubled Nisbet.
These qualities include mateship, solidarity amongst men, anti-authoritarianism, equalitarianism, whiteness, able-bodiedness, rebelliousness, sympathy for the underdog, and patriotism.
In opposition to the ever-increasing demand for equalitarianism, elitist social scientists have formulated theoretical justifications for social inequality.
Only through the transcendence of one's egocentricity or cultural biases can the freedom from partiality and partisanship and the achievement of equalitarianism among the co-existing interactants be reached.
Therefore, the process of securing social right may cause erosion in class differences (conflict) and enhance citizen equalitarianism.
He shatters the favorite myth of people that culture and equalitarianism can co-exist.
Indeed, group selection tends to remain a "pariah concept," among those ideologically inclined towards equalitarianism.
With these remarks, Stiglitz has presented a traditional liberal brief that favors a more equitable distribution of wealth in terms of three core principles: equalitarianism, economic efficiency, and a more important role for government.
In turning to equalitarianism, he notes the complaints that the rich pollute more and replies that growth also increases the demand for a better environment, leads to cleaner technologies including ones developed to respond to environmental regulations, and thus allows latecomers to develop both without going through initial pollution and with greater ability to reduce pollution.
And once they started destroying slavery, a kind of latent equalitarianism surfaced in the North and they celebrated themselves for ending slavery.
It did not, however, signal gender equalitarianism.