value-system


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Noun1.value-system - the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; "the Puritan ethic"; "a person with old-fashioned values"
principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
Chartism - the principles of a body of 19th century English reformers who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
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The editors present 14 papers theorizing about these normative implications of these threat narratives, organizing them into three sections examining how threat narratives converge around normative categories that contribute to shared value-systems (collective axiologies) that shape and solidify notions of moral inferiority and superiority of ingroups and the Other, exploring cases in which protracted conflict is fueled by struggles of competing value systems, and analyze ways in which collective axiologies undergo change.
The Poles who arrived in Canada in the 1970s-1990s have value-systems that are in many cases radically different from those held by the earlier waves and partially passed down to their offspring.