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Synonyms for idea

that which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

something believed or accepted as true by a person

intuitive cognition

a method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

the gist of a specific action or situation

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The significance of occupational injustice as a by-product of political ideology, dominant ideas or interest groups cannot be understated.
Like genre, these dominant ideas about the person have no substantive existence, but they have massive effect.
As the dominant ideas encounter less opposition, social workers become more attuned to the traditional social control functions designed by the state.
But despite the artist's evident sincerity, one could be forgiven for wondering whether Break Down's rationale might not serve to naturalize rather than criticize dominant ideas about consumption.
Once this occurs one can make informed judgments about these conditions as well as the moral implications of these dominant ideas.
It may be that the shift from using a group meeting as a platform to forge consensus around one set of dominant ideas to a more open forum where a range of ideas are collected and diversity of viewpoints are supported will have a major impact on what we think about when we manage groups.
Bosanquet, in good idealist fashion, portrays the general will as the "whole working system of dominant ideas which determines the places and functions of it members, and of the community as a whole among other communities" (p.
As he challenges the philosophy of victimhood, those professors who decry making judgments about ideas, cultures and individuals, Gelernter raises serious, interesting and thought-provoking questions about the dominant ideas of the 20th century.
In all this Baldick surveys the dominant ideas and locates them within a school, but he also analyzes the social functions of criticism and broadly categorizes critics into three groups: the poet-critics (like Whitman, James, Eliot, Pound, and Lawrence), the men of letters (like Carlyle, Emerson, Woolf, and Middleton Murry), and the academic critics (like Saintsbury, Bradley, Richards, Leavis, and Knight).
Each of us was challenged, I believe, to discover his or her own way of rendering and transforming those dominant ideas through our work, according to our own personal visions.
Coverage includes an introduction to the concepts of "race," ethnicity, social constructionism, and racialization; an exploration of critical race theory as an ontological starting point for the study of contemporary sports; the political, theoretical, conceptual and practical considerations for the working researcher involved in researching "race" and racism in sport and leisure; whiteness and sport, and the complexities of how whiteness contributes to the formation of identities; the process by which sport and its representation through media messages contribute to the reproduction of dominant ideas concerning the racialization of different groups; and a critical analysis of antiracism and sport.
This did not alter the worldview of the working classes; it simply reiterated dominant ideas about how "natural" women's sexuality was, and how the colonies offered illicit pleasures unimaginable.
The dominant ideas in the ALP are the ideas of globalisation, and a non-factional and non-confrontational atmosphere allows such ideas to be assimilated, by people who should be their opponents, by slow theoretical osmosis.