Glossary of Isms

Devisedbythephilosopherandeconomistkarlmarx18181883

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Unformatted text preview: ialism
aimed
at
destroying
working‐class
movements,
alliances
with
 powerful
capitalists
and
landowners,
a
dynamic
and
violent
leader,
and
glorification
 of
war
and
the
military.
 
 Group
of
partially
self‐governing
nations
or
states,
or
a
government
encompassing
 several
states
or
political
divisions,
in
which
the
component
states
retain
different
 levels
of
independence
or
sovereignty.
The
members
of
a
federation
typically
 delegate
central
authority
to
a
central
government.

Member
states
usually
 abrogate
the
right
to
withdraw
from
the
union.
(Compare
to
Confederation)
 
 Set
of
social
theories
and
political
practices
that
generally
involves
a
critique
of
 gender
inequality;
more
specifically,
it
involves
the
promotion
of
women’s
rights
 and
interests.
 
 Refers
to
the
anti‐modernist
movements
of
various
religions.
In
many
ways
this
is
a
 modern
phenomenon
associated
with
technological
or
societal
change
occurring
 more
rapidly
than
cultural
change.
 
 The
increasingly
interconnected
nature
of
the
world’s
various
peoples
and
societies
 in
terns
of
politics,
economics,
and
culture.

Though
globalization
began
as
early
as
 the
16th
century,
it
achieved
its
greatest
impact
in
the
late
20th
and
early
21st
 centuries.

 
 Aggressive
effort
of
particular
nations
or
peoples
to
dominate
others.

The
term
is
 often
used
to
describe
Western
domina...
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