phalansterism

Related to phalansterism: phalansteries

phalansterism

(ˈfælənstəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Sociology) a model of society in which members of a community live in the same space and share common belongings
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It was in the general debate on the bill that peers worried about restricting parental authority and the freedom of labour.(8) One deputy warned that the government, in seeking to control manufacturers, was taking the first step towards "saint-simonism or phalansterism."(9) But these laissez-faire arguments for the rights of industrialists and parents did not prevent a majority of peers from voting to restrict the working hours of children.