individualism

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Synonyms for individualism

Synonyms for individualism

the set of behavioral or personal characteristics by which an individual is recognizable

Synonyms for individualism

a belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence

the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs

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in order to secure the economic individualism that is made possible to men and not to women.
In Public Values and Public Interest, Barry Bozeman critically examines the foundation of economic individualism and offers an alternative perspective in "managing publicness.
Mehrotra that the Catholic Church's "lessons to renounce economic individualism, to help the weak and the defenseless, and to use the state as a means of establishing social justice for the common good" (p.
Both culturally and economically they are likely to find themselves as drawn to a party which posits a combination of economic individualism and social conservatism.
For Bae, the decline in union participation and mutual aid society membership was the result of workers' shift to economic individualism over corporate community.
They exalted the ideal of economic individualism as a counterweight to any organic ideology that might entail their own subordination to British imperial economic policy.
The nation imagined in Ford's "Irish film" is thus a symbolic alternative to the relentless economic individualism of mid-century America, rather than--as postcolonial and feminist critics would have it--a sentimental or misogynist stereotyping of early twentieth-century Ireland.
Because of its close association with economic individualism, freedom of contract was increasingly challenged in the twentieth century.
Higonnet argues that the Jacobins' defense of economic individualism was not driven by a simple defense of property or support for capitalism, but that they saw economic issues as an extension of personal freedom.
is linked to an economic individualism that, ironically, knows nothing of the sacredness of the individual.