antiegalitarian

antiegalitarian

(ˌæntɪɪˌɡælɪˈtɛərɪən)
adj
opposing equality
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For Pinoy viewers, the production can also be seen as a metaphor-for an increasingly antiegalitarian society that frowns at (and conveniently silences) dissenting voices.
The implications of this shift in power relations is not only potentially anti-feminist, but profoundly anti-democratic and antiegalitarian.
He explains the tension among the different levels of governmental and social organization; draws important distinctions between power, authority, and self-control as modes of maintaining social order; and, most important, turns our gaze to "the tension between our egalitarian political philosophy and the necessarily antiegalitarian nature of a flourishing civil society" (51).
Optimal strategies produce outcomes that are simultaneously Pareto-efficient and "distributionally preferred" (i.e., they help the representative citizen and avoid antiegalitarian effects on the distribution of income).
This framework helps explain why, in comparison to women, men tend to be more "militaristic, ethnocentric, xenophobic, antiegalitarian, punitive, and positively disposed to the predatory exploitation of outgroups" (Sidanius & Kurzban, 2003: 166).
anticommunal, antiegalitarian, antinuturing, antiloving" (Bersani 215).
The first phase, which is antiegalitarian, leads to the creation of wealth, enriching particularly those who are driving the innovation.
Thus, the class-based regulation of the work-class expands to include the gender-sensitive regulation of men (and women) whose attitudes may be altered by antiegalitarian constructions of degrading and dehumanizing sexually explicit materials.
La Mettrie's L'homme machine [1747] is one of the most outspoken materialist theorizations of human nature of its time, but La Mettrie professes a hedonistic egotism that is antiegalitarian and has no use for the common good.
"principled" opposition to antiegalitarian social policy
It is somewhat ironic however, that constructing opposition to policy by arguing that it is antiegalitarian (that all New Zealanders should be treated the same) is inconsistent with survey results suggesting that belief in the importance of equality as a general principle is actually positively correlated with support for policies based on distributive justice rules, such as 'Closing the Gaps' (Wilson, 2005).
(1) governments' unwillingness to undertake progressive law reforms voluntarily, (2) lack of access by poor people to the resources necessary to engage in the litigation process, (3) regressive, antiegalitarian positions advanced in the courts by governments, and (4) judicial insensitivity to the problems of group disadvantage.