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institutionalism

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noun in·sti·tu·tion·al·ism \-shnə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of institutionalism

  1. 1 :  emphasis on organization (as in religion) at the expense of other factors

  2. 2 :  public institutional care of disabled, delinquent, or dependent persons

  3. 3 :  an economic school of thought that emphasizes the role of social institutions in influencing economic behavior

institutionalist

play \-shnə-list, -shə-nə-list\ noun


1862

First Known Use of institutionalism

1862


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