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The set of policies, practices, and social attitudes associated with a welfare state.

wel′far·ist n.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) policies or attitudes associated with a welfare state
ˈwelˌfarist n


(ˈwɛlˌfɛər ɪz əm, -fɛəˌrɪz-)

the set of attitudes and policies characterizing or tending toward the establishment of a welfare state.


the beliefs and policies associated with the welfare system.
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Looking for flaws in the hunting field's claims to democratic participation, for an increasing awareness of the hypocrisy of legislation that seemed to privilege upper-class pursuits over those of the masses, and for a growing tide of animal welfarism, May traces the roots of "controversy" to the sport's infancy.
Catharines firm, Ontario Editorial Bureau, as well as the collections of the Archives of Ontario and Library and Archives Canada, the study focuses on four main union-avoidance strategies: the establishment of company-dominated unions, anti-union public relations campaigns, corporate welfarism, and company relocation.
The welfarism scale is based on responses to statements such as "The government should spend more money on welfare benefits for the poor, even if it leads to higher taxes".
Humanists must be willing to join picket lines, support economic boycotts, speak out unashamedly against dehumanizing qualities of our civilization; cybernation without thought, bigotry without shame, welfarism without a grudge, segregation for political and economic profit.
He said: "It was a great error of the Labour Party in the last five years to equate social justice with welfarism.
It's clash of ideas between ultra left who demand referendum in Kashmir and pragmatic politics of welfarism," his tweet on March 1 read.
It's clash of ideas between ultra left who demand referendum in Kashmir and pragmatic politics of welfarism," senior AAP leader Ashutosh, considered close to Kejriwal tweeted Monday, virtually accepting that the internal strife had reached flash point.
Civility involves a willingness to take up the burdens of a constitutionalist politics that is explicitly concerned with ends and outcomes (Finn references Sotirios Barber's work on constitutional welfarism (8) in this context (p.
Third, there is 'the institutional transformation of crime regulation' following the 1980s where penal welfarism was attacked for being 'inefficient' and 'ineffective' and which was replaced by the adoption of managerial principles and a business model to make criminal justice both more 'effective' and 'efficient'.
Many believe that Rousseff's welfarism will be toned down by the harsh economic realities and there will be a change in attitude to the business sector.
The list of "isms" that could credibly be mentioned in a dissection of What Went Wrong in Rotherham is quite long - racism, multiculturalism, Islamism, sexism, misogynism, neoliberalism, socialism, capitalism, statism, liberalism, libertarianism, colonialism, postcolonialism, feminism, welfarism, blah, blah, blah.