- 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

Philosophical/political positioning that all members of a society should be treated with equality.

Longer explanation

While egalitarianism may sound straightforward, there are actually various types of equality that underpin highly divergent political systems. For example, the discourse of the USA is that ‘all ...

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