Familism
Familism \Fam"i*lism\, n. The tenets of the Familists. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • familism — [fam′ə liz΄əm] n. a form of social structure in which the needs of the family as a group are more important than the needs of any individual family member familistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • familism — ˈfaməˌlizəm noun ( s) Etymology: family + ism 1. sometimes capitalized : the tenets and practices of the familists men who follow Anabaptism, familism, antinomianism, and other fanatic dreams John Milton 2. : a social pattern in which the family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • familism — familist, n. familistic, adj. /fam euh liz euhm/, n. Sociol. the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family. [1635 45; FAMIL(Y)… …   Universalium

  • familism — noun Date: 1925 a social pattern in which the family assumes a position of ascendance over individual interests • familistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • familism — noun A form of social structure in which the needs of the family as a group are more important than the needs of any individual family member …   Wiktionary

  • familism — fam·i·lism …   English syllables

  • familism —  Близость …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • amoral familism — Social action persistently oriented to the economic interests of the nuclear family . In a controversial account of poverty in a village in southern Italy (The Moral Basis of a Backward Society, 1958), Edward C. Banfield argued that the… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • William Crano — Dr. William Crano is the Oskamp Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (SBOS), Claremont Graduate University. Crano is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and American… …   Wikipedia

  • Familismus — Fa|mi|lịs|mus 〈m.; ; unz.; Soziol.〉 Überbewertung des familiären Bereichs als Quelle für soziale Kontakte [<engl. familism <family „Familie“] * * * Fa|mi|lịs|mus, der; [engl. familism, zu: family = Familie < lat. familia, ↑Familie]… …   Universal-Lexikon

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