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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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Perhaps our national characteristics of a sense of fairness and a certain commitment to equalitarianism and the equality of nations helped too.
[I]t is inconsistent with the fundamental equalitarianism of the American way of life" (President's Committee).
(14.) Not only did their proselytism angered Catholics and Protestants missionaries alike (Reclus 2008: 205; Spence 1991: 177), their equalitarianism lead them to denounce for-profit activities, and especially the opium trade, for which Western powers had already waged two wars against the Qing dynasty.
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.
Maciag, who does a brisk trade in -isms, claims that exceptionalism, egalitarianism, equalitarianism, individualism, liberalism, environmentalism, and so forth have all left Burke behind.
For instance, more social democratic Nordic countries have different work-family policies (Esping-Anderson, 1999) that are symptomatic of greater gender equalitarianism (House, Javidan, Hanges, & Dorfman, 2002).
It is odd that Chesterton, who admitted to a sympathy for revolutionaries, should have overlooked the relationship of capitalism with the equalitarianism of which he approved.
Local farmers were not willing to produce more grain because of socialist equalitarianism [48-50], and people were busy engaging in various political movements throughout China during that time.
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.