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Mao·ism

 (mou′ĭz′əm)
n.
The form of Marxism-Leninism developed in China chiefly by Mao Zedong.

Mao′ist adj. & n.
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Maoism

(ˈmaʊɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Marxism-Leninism as interpreted by Mao Tse-tung: distinguished by its theory of guerrilla warfare and its emphasis on the revolutionary potential of the peasantry
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) adherence to or reverence for Mao Tse-tung and his teachings
ˈMaoist n, adj
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Mao•ism

(ˈmaʊ ɪz əm)

n.
the theories and policies of Mao Zedong, esp. his strategy for revolution.
[1950–55]
Mao′ist, n., adj.
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Maoism

1. the political and social theories and policies of Mao Zedong (1893-1976), Chinese communist leader, especially with regard to revolution and agrarian reform.
2. adherence to or belief in Mao’s doctrines. — Maoist, n., adj.
See also: China, Communism
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Maoism

Marxist ideology emphasizing the peasantry rather than the proletariat as the main force for revolutionary change, propounded by Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
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Noun1.Maoism - a form of communism developed in China by Mao ZedongMaoism - a form of communism developed in China by Mao Zedong
communism - a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
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Maoism

[ˈmaʊɪzəm] Nmaoísmo m
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Unlike Dirlik's reflections, which are less concerned with critiquing Chinese experiences than questioning western theories, Liu's rethinking seriously engages both western theory and Maoist theory and practice, and remains critical through and through.
Their topics include examining the logic of revolutionary violence, kidnap as a revolutionary strategy: the case of Sukma District Collector, the crisis of Maoist theory of agrarian relations and strategy of revolution in India, and Maoism and the masses: critical reflections on revolutionary praxis and subaltern agency.
When he gets into types of war and how to fight a guerrilla war, al-Muqrin defaults directly to Maoist theory. He adopts Mao's three phases of protracted war directly.