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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry, Sociology
industrialismin‧dus‧tri‧al‧is‧m /ɪnˈdʌstriəlɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  TISSthe system by which a society gets its wealth through industries and machinery
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industrialismIt may be that increasing industrialism made the modern world an uglier, less attractive subject.It is one of the romances and revolutions of modern industrialism.It is precisely this anti-productive aspect of industrialism which is highlighted by the ethnological work construct.This critique of industrialism is, therefore, in attacking the profit motive, a critique of capitalism.Whether politically right or left, all modern institutions would conform to the needs of industrialism and the logic of its expansion.This is the claim that industrialism had lightened the intensity of human productive activity.Most alarmingly, the show suggests that industrialism, valuing commodities above itself, promoted a ghoulish worship of death.The theological stage he associated with militarism, the metaphysical with juristic thought, and the positive stage with industrialism.
From Longman Business Dictionaryindustrialismin‧dus‧tri‧al‧is‧m /ɪnˈdʌstriəlɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]ECONOMICS the system by which a society gets its wealth through industryDoes industrialism raise or lower the living standards of the working class?
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