- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Omnipotent political systems that through ideological and repressive means attempt to regulate all spheres of human life in order to attain a utopian vision.

Longer explanation

There have been many leaders and governments that have attempted to achieve a utopian vision, for example, societies based on liberty and freedom (see liberalism) or ...

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